Transcript for Democrats decide next moves on investigating Trump
We know house Democrats are moving forward on the Muller reports investigation they have now subpoenaed former White House counsel Don and again so Karen I want to bring you win. Thumb so you can tell us more about what they're trying to do and what his relationship was. To the president. Look Kimberly Democrats say he's a critical witness as they put together their fact finding mission on the question of whether the president obstructed justice. Dumb again is the former White House counsel and he sat down with Mueller and his team for more than thirty hours. Answering questions. And we learned in the Muller report last week that it began said that the president repeatedly. Asked him told him to fire the special counsel. Dom again says he refused and at one point was very close to resigning because of this pressure from the president. House Democrats now say that they want to talk to him they want to get documents from him and they set up to deadlines Kimberly. May seventh to get documents from dom and Dan who. According to the report had extensive notes and memos on those conversations with the president. And they would also like to see down again take questions from lawmakers on May 21. Jerrold Nadler the House Judiciary Committee chairman says that McGee an easy crucial critical witness. To many of the instances of alleged obstruction of justice in the Muller reports. Yet we're trying to see if this would potentially lead to any impeachment conversation but Nancy Pelosi saying to take a cautious approach so what do we know there. Certainly the approach that the speaker seems to be taking it step by step in a fact finding mission policies office is said that she wants to get. The fully un redacted Muller reports a lawmakers can take a look at that. They'd also like to get the special counsel Robert Mueller up to Capitol Hill to answer questions. This is of the priorities right now for house democratic leadership and Kimberly. You're gonna start hearing more and more pressure being put on the democratic leadership. Now from some 20/20 presidential contenders like Elizabeth wore any Klobuchar. Who are saying that that is where the Democrats should go the direction of the impeachment route. There are certainly progressives in musical is his own caucus he stated that should be started but. Attention to Nadler he's the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee that's where this would start. Right now I think BC news and saying let's cooler jets let's get all of our information get all of our ducks in a row we'll see where that takes us but. It doesn't mean the pressure is going to be stopped. All right Karen Travers at the White House thank you so much.
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