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Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., listens to testimony by Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 27. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., listens to testimony by Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 27. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

Wednesday morning, Robert Mueller spoke at the Justice Department, announcing the end of his two-year appointment as special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation.

Mueller re-emphasized the report's findings, and explained that a longstanding Department of Justice policy prohibits the indictment of a sitting president, and therefore charging the president with a crime was not an option.

"The opinion says that the Constitution requires a process other than the criminal justice system to formally accuse a sitting president of wrongdoing," Mueller said.

In other words, ball's in your court, Congress.

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Ayanna Pressley, congresswoman for Massachusetts' 7th District. She tweets @RepPressley.

This segment aired on May 29, 2019.

Jamie Bologna Twitter Producer/Director, Radio Boston
Jamie Bologna is producer and director of Radio Boston.

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Kimberly Atkins Twitter Senior News Correspondent
Kimberly Atkins is a senior news correspondent for WBUR, covering national political news from Washington, D.C., with a New England focus.

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