Robert Mueller Put Trump’s Fate in Congress’s Hands :: Politics :: Features :: Mueller Report

Robert Mueller Put Trump’s Fate in Congress’s Hands :: Politics :: Features :: Mueller Report

"Attorney General Barr, who auditioned for his role with a memo saying that it was nearly impossible for any president to commit obstruction, made a decision in under 48 hours", Nadler told lawmakers during a press conference in NY on Sunday evening, referring to a memo Barr authored past year in which he said, "Mueller's obstruction theory is fatally misconceived" and based "on a novel and insupportable reading of the law".

"Frankly, I think the American people deserved better", she told Guthrie.

(J. Scott Applewhite/AP) House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler works on a bill to tackle domestic abuse on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 13, 2019. His staff has already been in touch with the Justice Department on setting up Barr's testimony, according to a congressional aide.

Mueller's long-awaited final report was delivered to the Justice Department on Friday after a almost two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible links between Russia and the Trump campaign. Barr's language dismissing those allegations is strikingly similar to that used by Mueller with respect to the Russian Federation investigation: Barr said that he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein "have concluded that the evidence developed during the Special Counsel's investigation is not sufficient to establish that the President committed an obstruction-of-justice offense", echoing Mueller's statement that the investigation "did not establish" a conspiracy.

Vice President Mike Pence is claiming that special counsel Robert Mueller has delivered "total vindication" of President Donald Trump.

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-California, said in a statement Sunday that the findings meant the "case is closed" on the matters investigated by Mueller, a conclusion rejected by Democrats. "So is our long national nightmare over or is it just beginning?" he asked. The Special Counsel states that "while this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him".

President Donald Trump's campaign has sent a letter to TV news producers presenting its blacklist of Democratic politicians, and intelligence experts, who have spoken critically, on air, of the president.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says President Donald Trump will let the attorney general decide whether the special counsel's Russian Federation report should be publicly released, though she adds that "he's more than happy for any of this stuff to come out".

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano reacted Monday on Fox Nation to the conclusion of the 674-day investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.