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Clinton says Mueller report just the beginning, stops short of calling for impeachment

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NEW YORK ā€” Hillary Clinton says special counsel Robert Mueller’s report is only the beginning of a reckoning on election meddling, not the end.

The former Democratic presidential candidate stopped short of calling for immediate impeachment proceedings.

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She says Congress should instead determine through a serious analysis whether U.S. President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanours.

She says “it should be something undertaken in a really serious way based on evidence,” and not a pre-ordained conclusion for partisan political reasons.

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She likened it to her experience as a young attorney working on the case for the impeachment against Richard Nixon, which she said won the trust and confidence of the public with its professionalism and non-partisanship.

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Clinton spoke Tuesday in New York City at the Time 100 Summit.

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