Rep. Nadler on Mueller: ‘This Report Does Not Amount to a So-Called Total Exoneration’

‘His conclusions raise more questions than they answer’

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NADLER: “Good evening. Earlier today I received a four page letter from attorney general Barr outlining his summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's report while making a few questionable legal arguments of his own. I take from this letter three points. First, President Trump is wrong. This report does not amount to a so-called total exoneration. Special counsel Mueller was clear that his report does not exonerate, closed quote, the president. The special counsel spent 22 months uncovering evidence of obstruction and other misconduct. The attorney general Barr who auditioned for his role with an open memorandum suggesting that the obstruction investigation was unconscionable and that a president -- it was almost impossible for any president to commit obstruction of justice since he's the head of the executive branch made a decision about that evidence in under 48 hours. His conclusions raise more questions than they answer. Given the fact that Mueller uncovered evidence that in his own words does not exonerate the president. It is unconscionable that President Trump would try to spin the special counsel's findings as if his conduct was remotely acceptable.”

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