CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin on Friday called the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller Robert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE 's nearly two-year investigation, President Trump Donald John TrumpSenate GOP budget ignores Trump, cuts defense Trump says he'll nominate Stephen Moore to Fed White House: ISIS territory in Syria has been 100 percent eliminated MORE and his allies
Toobin remarked on the network that critics of Trump were served by projecting suspicion onto the results of Mueller's report, which has not been released publicly, because of the fact that Mueller had apparently passed the probe without announcing indictments of any more of Trump's associates.
"The fact that they are not indicted and are not going to be indicted by Robert Mueller and his grand jury is unambiguously good news for them, "Toobin said on" Anderson Cooper 360. "
" "I mean, the idea of" maybe maybe some other case will be brought … "- I mean, sure, maybe. He added.
Jeffrey Toobin: "The fact that they are not going to be influenced by Robert Mueller and his grand jury is unambiguously good news for them. … I think the sort of swirl of suspicion is not really justified. "Https://t.co/o1ktFDHvtR pic.twitter.com/rbx82xzxUu
– CNN (@CNN) March 23 , 2019
Multiple news outlets reported Friday that senior Justice Department had said that no further indictments were being recommended by Mueller, the special counsel submitted by General William Barr on Friday
Republicans and allies of the President celebrated the news, emphasizing that no further indictments from Mueller's team proved that there were no criminal charges for a trump associate to the issue of collusion with Russia.
" the Special Counsel. If that's true, it would mean we just completed 2 years of investigating 'Russian collusion' without ONE collusion related indictment. Not even one, "tweeted Rep. Mark Meadows Mark Randall MeadowsJordan, Meadows backed by new ads from pro-Trump group: report Trump keeps tight grip on GOP Dems fear Trump is looking at presidential pardons MORE (RN.C.), who sits on the House Oversight and Reform Committee.
"Why? Because there was no collusion, "he added.
The Mueller report delivery suggests no more indictments are coming from the Special Counsel. If that's true, it would mean we just completed 2 years of investigating" Russian collusion "without ONE collusion related
Why? Because there was no collusion
– Mark Meadows (@RepMarkMeadows) March 22, 2019
Several forms of the Trump campaign and the eventual Trump administration have faced Criminal charges and convictions resulting from the Mueller probe sprawling.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort Paul John ManafortCollege admissions scandal of attorney ethics in America Five things As Russia collusion fades, Clinton emerges MORE was recently sent to more than seven years in prison over a slew of charges, including g his illegal efforts to hide money made for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine from U.S. authorities.