A Simplified* Version of Durham’s Introduction to “Report on Matters Related to Intelligence Activities and Investigations Arising Out of the 2016 Presidential Campaigns”

This report is being submitted to the Attorney General in accordance with 28 C.F.R. § 600.8(c), which states that the Special Counsel must provide the Attorney General with a confidential report explaining any prosecution or declination decisions that were made during the course of the investigation.

In addition to this confidential report, the Attorney General has also directed that the Special Counsel submit a final report, and any interim reports that are deemed necessary, in a form that can be made public.

This report fulfills these requirements and sets forth the Special Counsel’s principal findings and recommendations regarding the matters that were investigated.

*Text simplified by artificial intelligence and edited and formatted by Dr. Blumenthal. All opinions are the author’s own.