"Sanders told this Office [of the special counsel] that her reference to hearing from 'countless members of the FBI' was a 'slip of the tongue,'" investigators wrote in the Mueller report.
The attorney general said at his press conference that special counsel Robert Mueller examined 10 episodes involving President Donald Trump when trying to determine whether he obstructed justice.
"Given these identified gaps, the Office cannot rule out the possibility that the unavailable information would shed additional light on (or cast in a new light) the events described in the report," the special counsel's final report said.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's highly anticipated report reveals a five-point plan passed by Russian Direct Investment Fund CEO Kirill Dmitriev to a confidant of Jared Kushner.
Mueller report says that "the President became angry and lambasted the Attorney General for his decision to recuse from the investigation, stating, 'How could you let this happen, Jeff?'"
"I suspect that Democrats' heads on Capitol Hill were exploding," Fox News' Chris Wallace said following Attorney General William Barr's press conference on the Mueller report.
"Earlier this week, the President's personal counsel requested and were given the opportunity to read a final version of the redacted report before it was publicly released," the attorney general said.
"This is not an issue for us, it is not a thing that interests us or causes us concern," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
"Soon I will be ready to address the American people again," Michael Cohen tweeted on Thursday morning before of the release of the redacted Mueller report.
Efforts to impeach President Donald Trump will begin if Mueller's report is damning, but only if the Democrats show "moral courage," said MSNBC's "Hardball" host Chris Matthews.
After hearing about Barr's press conference, Trump said, "maybe I'll do one after that, we'll see."
Attorney General William Barr is set to release a "lightly redacted" version of special counsel Robert Mueller's final report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
The Justice Department will hold a press conference at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
"I think, from a legal perspective, I know of few moments in the last 30 years that has the potential crescendo of emotion as this one," a former federal prosecutor told Newsweek about the report's imminent release.
"Eventually Trump, either as a sitting president or as a private citizen, will find out that he is not above the law and will be held accountable for his duplicity and his aiding and abetting of Russia," Kenneth McCallion told Newsweek.
The president has allegedly complained several times of not having a loyal "Roy Cohn" figure in the White House, referring to his former personal lawyer and fixer.
It's unclear what the attorney general meant by "spying," but one Republican senator suggested that, whether done so rightfully or wrongfully, the Obama administration was involved.