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Trump slams Russia probe as 'illegal takedown'

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the federal probe into whether his presidential campaign worked with Russia to sway the 2016 election, and encouraged a look at "the other side," after the Justice Department said on Sunday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion.

Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

The closure of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him. Other continuing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee.

U.S. lawmakers expected to receive letter from Attorney General soon

U.S. members of Congress are expected to receive a letter from Attorney General William Barr within the hour, a Department of Justice official said on Sunday, as lawmakers await a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.

Attorney general's summary of Mueller report expected Sunday

U.S. Attorney General William Barr was expected to release his summary of the long-awaited special counsel's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Sunday as lawmakers drew battle lines on how to respond to the investigation that has cast a pall over Donald Trump's presidency.