Jun 8, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Clinton: Mueller report shows obstruction of justice occurred

s Hillary Clinton speaks onstage during the 8th Annual Elly Awards hosted by the Women's Forum of New York at The Plaza Hotel on June 18, 2018 in New York City.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for The Women's Forum of New York

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during an address at Wellesley College Saturday the Mueller report shows Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election in which she was the Democratic candidate and that "obstruction of justice occurred."

You cannot read the report, chapter and verse, fact after fact, without reaching those conclusions."

Why it matters: Clinton has previously complained of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. But her comments to her alma mater appear to be the first time she's said publicly the Mueller report showed obstruction of justice.

The other side: President Trump has said he doesn't see "any reason" why Russia would interfere in the 2016 election.

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