Mueller to present key findings related to Russia probe after midterms: report

Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE is reportedly expected to present findings related to key aspects of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after this November's midterm elections. 

Bloomberg News, citing a pair of unidentified U.S. officials, reported on Wednesday that Mueller is close to finalizing his inquiry into a pair of the most important aspects of his investigation. 

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One of the officials told the news outlet that the findings are related to whether President TrumpDonald John TrumpCDC updates website to remove dosage guidance on drug touted by Trump Trump says he'd like economy to reopen 'with a big bang' but acknowledges it may be limited Graham backs Trump, vows no money for WHO in next funding bill MORE's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia and if Trump obstructed justice during the probe. 

The officials did not provide details on what those findings may include. 

Bloomberg notes, however, that Mueller's findings on these questions may not be made public, adding that he can only present the findings to the Justice Department official overseeing his investigation, Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinFull appeals court to rehear case over McGahn subpoena Graham starts closed-door depositions in FISA probe Attorney General Barr is in a mess — and has no one to blame but himself MORE

Rosenstein does have some discretion regarding what findings are issued to Congress and what revelations can be publicly released. 

The news comes about three weeks away from what could be pivotal midterm elections, as Democrats hope to seize on opposition to Trump to retake the House and possibly the Senate. 

Rosenstein has reportedly made it clear to Mueller that he wants the investigation to end as soon as possible. 

Trump has repeatedly railed against the probe, referring to it mainly as a partisan "witch hunt." Questions have arisen regarding whether Trump would go so far as to shut down the investigation. 

But he said in an interview on Sunday that he has "no intention" of taking that step. 

“Well, I don’t pledge anything,” Trump told "60 Minutes." “But I will tell you, I have no intention of doing that. I think it’s a very unfair investigation, because there was no collusion of any kind.”