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Washington — On Thursday, US President Donald Trump celebrated the release of the report into Russian election meddling by special counsel Robert Mueller. “I’m having a good day,” he said, declaring that the report found “no collusion, no obstruction”. Trump called the two-year-long probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russian agents interfering in the 2016 presidential election a “hoax” that “should never happen to another president again”. US attorney-general William Barr held a news conference on Thursday to provide his account of how he handled the report into Russian interference in the 2016 US election. Barr repeated his finding that Trump’s election campaign did not collude with Russia. He also said that Trump did not obstruct justice. Here are five new things we learned: 1. Trump anger (and Comey) In determining whether Trump obstructed justice, Barr said the president’s anger at the time he took office was a factor. “There is substantial evidence to show that the p...

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