Mueller findings 'paint a picture of a campaign manipulated by a sophisticated Russian intel op': NBC News
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Helsinki (Screen cap).

New details are continuing to trickle out about findings in special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.


One day after some members of Mueller's team began leaking their displeasure with Attorney General Bill Barr's summary of their work, sources close to the investigation have told NBC News that Mueller's report offers a disturbing picture of President Donald Trump's campaign's interactions with Russian agents.

In particular, NBC News' Ken Dilanian reports that "some on the Mueller team say his findings paint a picture of a campaign whose members were manipulated by a sophisticated Russian intelligence operation." They note, however, that "some of that information may be classified" and thus might not get released in the final report.

Additionally, Dilanian confirms that Mueller's prosecutors believe that Barr significantly downplayed significant evidence of obstruction of justice presented in Mueller's report, as they tell NBC News that "they believe the evidence is stronger than Barr suggested."