A federal grand jury indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Mueller has charged these defendants with conspiracy to defraud the United States. Three of these people were also charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, and five defendants were charged with aggravated identity theft.
“election system” is exactly what Donald Trump has repeatedly done.
“Defendants’ operations included supporting the presidential campaign of then-candidate Donald J. Trump (“Trump campaign”) and disparaging Hillary Clinton,” the indictment reads. “Defendants made various expenditures to carry out those activities, including buying political advertisements on social media in the names of U.S. persons and entities.”
Trump has repeatedly slammed Mueller’s probe as a “witch hunt.” He even said
Thus even if Trump had not colluded with the Russians his repeated references to “CROOKED HILLARY” AND “FAKE NEWS” is evidence of obstruction of justice.