Top House Dem reacts to release of Mueller report

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler reacted to the release of the Mueller report saying Attorney General William Barr "has revealed himself as an agent of the president."
2:33 | 04/19/19

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In after reading the report in the house Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler he issued a subpoena. Four full un redacted report and he's demanding that Mueller testify. A step so let's listen him one G-8 GMA this morning. We have to hear from bar which we will on May second we have to hear from Malo in the they'd be eskimo lot of questions we have told hearings and hear from other people. Both on the question of obstruction of justice. Where as I said that he the the special prosecutor invited congress to look into that not the attorney general. We have to look into all that we need the entire report on redacted and the underlying documents in order to make informed decisions. Mend after we get that and we will subpoena that entire report today. Yes I wanna go to Lana Zach is at the White House come. Lana some strong reaction from congress obviously but no official word from trump although he is tweeting in some new ones this morning. Yeah Howell in when the report first was released the president felt vindicated he said. He was having a good day he treated at a mean that seemed ready to post immediately as soon as the attorney general left the podium. That read game over a game of throw in style graphic that he had made up. Bite that even though his campaign is still trying to fund raise off elevated saying that there ready for retribution and ready to investigate the investigators. We're hearing right now from the president on his tweets that. Maybe he's feeling a little bit differently he's tweeting now statements are made about me by certain people in the crazy Muller reports. In self written by eighteen angry Democrat trump haters. Which are fabricated. And totally untrue he goes on to use a word that I'm not going to be able to use here. So what's prompting this Kimberly on the matter of obstruction of justice. The picture of the special counsel's report pain is not flattering for the president in fact they say that he tried several times. To shut down the investigation he tried to use his authority to try and get people with in the administration. Two attempt to block in the the investigation but according to page 158. Of the report the president was unsuccessful. Because quote. The persons who surrounded the president declined to carry out orders so this isn't a matter of the president according to the report. Not trying to impede the investigation they say he absolutely was trying to hurt the investigation but that the people around him didn't. Follow through. Our I wanna thank you so much we'll continue to look into all of the details of this it's going to be interesting thank you.

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