DIGITAL EXTRA: Rep. Tom Cole talks to our D.C. bureau about the Mueller report

DIGITAL EXTRA: Rep. Tom Cole talks to our Washington bureau about the Mueller report

WASHINGTON (GRAY DC) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller’s nearly two-year investigation into whether the Trump administration colluded with the Russians during the 2016 elections is complete.

Mueller handed in his report on Friday, March 22nd. On Sunday, Attorney General William Barr summed up the findings in a four-page statement saying there is no evidence that Trump nor any members of his campaign conspired to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Mueller’s report indicates there’s no evidence of criminal collusion, but it doesn’t come to a conclusion as to whether the president tried to obstruct the investigation by firing or influencing key members of his staff and cabinet. After reading the report, the attorney general and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said there wasn’t sufficient evidence to prove in a court of law that Trump committed any crime.

Republicans along with the Trump administration say the report lifts the cloud of suspicion over the presidency, allowing the country to move forward. Democrats and some republicans are demanding the full report be released for their review.

The Gray Television Washington News Bureau team is on Capitol Hill getting reaction from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and spoke with Representative Tom Cole. His full interview can be seen above.