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Bringing you unfiltered public documents that deserve to be more accessible. Dan Williams, the voice behind the Mueller Report Audio podcast, reads some of the most important government documents for those who want the information, but may be too busy to read or simply want to do other things while consuming the information.

Bringing you unfiltered public documents that deserve to be more accessible. Dan Williams, the voice behind the Mueller Report Audio podcast, reads some of the most important government documents for those who want the information, but may be too busy to read or simply want to do other things while consuming the information.

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Bringing you unfiltered public documents that deserve to be more accessible. Dan Williams, the voice behind the Mueller Report Audio podcast, reads some of the most important government documents for those who want the information, but may be too busy to read or simply want to do other things while consuming the information.

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English


Episodes

Senate Russia Report Vol. 1: Russian Efforts Against Election Infrastructure

3/15/2021
This is a reading of the first volume from the five-volume Report of the Select Committee on Intelligence United States Senate on Russian Active Measures Campaigns and Interference in the 2016 U.S. Election. This document focuses specifically on Russian efforts to attack our election infrastructure. It explains security concerns with various U.S. voting machines, the ability for DHS to provide support to the states, and scenarios for potential disruption to our elections. These episodes are...

Duration:02:09:59

The Second Impeachment Report: Materials in Support of H. Res. 24, Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors

1/26/2021
On January 25, 2021, the House of Representatives delivered a single Article of Impeachment against President Trump to the United States Senate. On January 12, 2021, the majority staff of the House Judiciary Committee released the first public staff report detailing the events of January 6, 2021, when insurrectionists broke into the U.S. Capitol. The event occurred as the House and the Senate met in a Joint Session of Congress, with the Vice President presiding, to count the Electoral...

Duration:01:18:30

IV. Conclusion (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

12/9/2020
The final subsection of Volume 2 is merely one paragraph on page 182 from the report and restates what was in the Introduction and Executive Summary, "While this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him." The podcast closes out with thanks to our Executive Producers and Associate Producers who initially helped to support this effort as well as others who helped provide value to this effort in some way. Mueller Report Audio -...

Duration:00:04:51

III. Legal Defenses to the Application of Obstruction-of-Justice Statutes to the President (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

12/9/2020
Part A of this subsection of Volume 2 provides legal background of the obstruction-of-justice statute most readily applicable to the Special Counsel's investigation: Section 1512(c)(2) of 18 U.S.C. Part B explores how constitutional tension is reconciled through separation-of-powers analysis when the President's official actions come into conflict with the prohibitions in the obstruction-of-justice statutes. This episode covers pages 159-182 of Volume 2 from the "Report on the Investigation...

Duration:00:51:46

II. Factual Results of the Obstruction Investigation (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

12/7/2020
This episode covers Section II. Factual Results of the Obstruction Investigation, pages 15 to 158 of Volume 2 of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election." This section of the report details the evidence obtained. Beginning with an overview of how Russia became an issue in the 2016 presidential campaign, and how candidate Trump responded. Included are key events that were investigated: the President’s conduct concerning the FBI...

Duration:04:50:17

I. Background Legal and Evidentiary Principles (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

11/25/2020
This section explains the basic elements that are common to most of the relevant obstruction statutes and provides definitions relevant to events discussed in Section II relating to potential issues of obstruction of justice. This episode covers the "Background Legal and Evidentiary Principles," pages 9 to 14, from Volume 2 of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election." Background Legal and Evidentiary Principles (1:14) Mueller Report...

Duration:00:14:22

Executive Summary to Volume II (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

11/24/2020
This episode covers the "Executive Summary to Volume 2," pages 3 to 8, from Volume 2 of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election." The executive summary provides an overview of the investigation's focus on a series of actions by the President related to the Russian-interference investigations, and an overview of the constitutional issues raised by the Special Counsel. Executive Summary to Volume II (0:58) Mueller Report Audio -...

Duration:00:22:33

Introduction to Volume 2 (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

11/23/2020
This episode covers the "Introduction to Volume 2," pages 1 to 2, from Volume 2 of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election." This volume provides details toward whether the President had obstructed justice in connection with the FBI's Russia-related investigations. Mueller Report Audio - muellerreportaudio.com Presented by Timberlane Media - patreon.com/timberlanemedia Donate anonymously - glow.fm/insider Or donate with...

Duration:00:07:31

V. Prosecution and Declination Decisions (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

11/18/2020
As part of the final section of Volume 1 of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election," pages 174-199, this section explains the Special Council's decisions on whether to exercise its prosecutorial authority with regard to the evidence it found through the investigation. V. Prosecution and Declination Decisions (1:14) V. A. Russian "Active Measures" Social Media Campaign (3:03) V. B. Russian Hacking and Dumping Operations (5:50) V. C....

Duration:01:14:55

IV. Russian Government Links To and Contacts With The Trump Campaign (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

11/16/2020
This Section describes the principal links between the Trump Campaign and individuals with ties to the Russian government, including some contacts with Campaign officials or associates that have been publicly reported to involve Russian contacts. The Office investigated whether those contacts constituted a third avenue of attempted Russian interference with or influence on the 2016 presidential election. In particular, the investigation examined whether these contacts involved or resulted...

Duration:03:15:18

III. Russian Hacking and Dumping Operations (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

11/12/2020
Section III of Volume 1 of the Mueller Report describes the Russian Hacking and Dumping Operations. The primary topics include GRU hacking directed at the Clinton campaign; the investigation's look into DCLeaks, Guccifer 2.0 and the use of Wikileaks; the investigation's findings of the Russian efforts to target individuals involved in the Clinton Campaign and entities involved in election administration; and the investigation's findings focus on interactions between the Trump Campaign and...

Duration:01:06:59

II. Russian "Active Measures" Social Media Campaign (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

11/10/2020
This episode covers the structure of the Internet Research Agency, the funding and oversight of the IRA, and the methods in which the IRA targeted the 2016 U.S. Election, as part of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election (Volume 1)." The November 2020 update to this section uncovers significant amounts of previously redacted material from pages 14 to 35 of the report. Russian "Active Measures" Social Media Campaign (1:14) Mueller...

Duration:00:36:28

I. The Special Counsel's Investigation (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

11/9/2020
Section 1 of Volume 1 of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election." The section is titled "I. The Special Counsel's Investigation" from pages 11 to 13 of the report. Mueller Report Audio - muellerreportaudio.com Presented by Timberlane Media - patreon.com/timberlanemedia Donate anonymously - glow.fm/insider Or Donate with Crypto Music by Lee Rosevere

Duration:00:11:27

Executive Summary to Volume 1 (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

11/5/2020
This section covers the "Executive Summary to Volume 1" from pages 4 to 10 of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election." Nov. 2020 additions are at 1:48, 2:03, and 20:23 Russian Social Media Campaign (1:16) Russian Hacking Operations (3:27) Russian Contacts with the Campaign (6:06) 2015 Russian Contacts with the Campaign (7:26) Spring 2016 Russian Contacts with the Campaign (8:02) Summer 2016 Russian Contacts with the Campaign...

Duration:00:26:50

Introduction to Volume 1 (Mueller Report, Nov. 2020 update)

11/4/2020
On April 18, 2019, the Department of Justice released the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election." In June and November of 2020, previously unredacted information was released. With these releases, this is the first of 13 sections that will be re-released to attempt to provide the most up-to-date and accurate version available for free. This section covers the "Introduction to Volume 1" from pages 1 to 3 of the report. Preface...

Duration:00:09:39

Executive Summary to Volume 1 (Mueller Report 2020 Update)

6/25/2020
On Friday, July 19, 2020 the Department of Justice released unredacted portions of the Mueller Report relating to Roger Stone. Unredacted information in this section is located from 3:53 to 4:34 and 18:32 to 19:06. On April 18, 2019, the Department of Justice released the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election." This section covers the "Executive Summary to Volume 1" from pages 4 to 10 of the report. Russian Social Media Campaign...

Duration:00:22:12

III.A. GRU Hacking Directed at the Clinton Campaign (Mueller Report 2020 Update)

6/25/2020
On Friday, July 19, 2020 the Department of Justice released unredacted portions of the Mueller Report relating to Roger Stone. Unredacted information in this section is located from 1:59 to 2:38. Section III is delivered in four parts. This section covers the introduction to the section as well as part A, GRU Hacking Directed at the Clinton Campaign. III: Russian Hacking and Dumping Operations (1:00) A. GRU Hacking Directed at the Clinton Campaign (2:38) This podcast covers pages 36-41...

Duration:00:11:02

III.B. Dissemination of the Hacked Materials (Mueller Report 2020 Update)

6/24/2020
On Friday, July 19, 2020 the Department of Justice released unredacted portions of the Mueller Report relating to Roger Stone. Unredacted information in this section is located from 6:50 to 8:03. Part 2 of 4 from Section III: Russian Hacking and Dumping Operations. This section explains the investigation's look into DCLeaks, Guccifer 2.0 and the use of Wikileaks from pages 41-49 of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election." B....

Duration:00:18:18

III.D. Trump Campaign and the Dissemination of Hacked Materials (Mueller Report 2020 Update)

6/23/2020
On Friday, June 19, 2020, the Department of Justice released unredacted portions of the Mueller Report relating to Roger Stone. This section of the Mueller Report contains the newly available information. Previously, this section had been heavily redacted up to section 1e, and the first four subsections are now largely unredacted. Most of the new additions are from 1:14 to 16:44 in this episode. Part 4 of 4 from Section III: Russian Hacking and Dumping Operations. Note: Sections 1a through...

Duration:00:31:23

V. Prosecution and Declination Decisions (Mueller Report 2020 Update)

6/23/2020
On Friday, June 19, 2020, the Department of Justice released unredacted portions of the Mueller Report relating to Roger Stone. This episode is a re-release of this section of the Mueller Report with the newly available information. Apart from a couple of mentions of Roger Stone's name, the unredacted material is primarily from 7:34 to 9:04 and 49:17 to 53:23. As part of the final section of Volume 1, pages 174-199, this section explains the Special Council's decisions on whether to...

Duration:00:58:22