nearvideo-attorney General William Barr-signals the intention to go by the book, on the Müller-report
Chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge is the text of William Barr’s letter to house and Senate Committee leaders breaks.
The Democratic presidential contenders are calling for Special Counsel Robert Müller ‘ s report on the Russian intervention in the 2016 presidential elections will be released to the public, while at least one high-profile candidate wants attorney General Bill Barr, attest to the results.
Minutes after the news broke on Friday afternoon, when the long-awaited report had been submitted to Barr, the White house hopefuls fired quickly statements calling for the trump administration, to ensure that the documents go public.
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“Attorney General Barr—release of the Mueller report to the American public. Now,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts tweeted.
“As Donald Trump said, ‘Let them come out.’ I call on the Trump administration Special Counsel Müller the full report by the public as soon as possible. No one, including the President, is above the law,” sen Bernie Sanders of Vermont, wrote on Twitter.
Sr., Kamala Harris of California, called for “total transparency” – then they upped the ante by a witness to the call to Barr to.
“The Department of Justice and the Special Counsel investigation started at the end of the foreign interference in the election of 2016 and other illegal acts. A report must be made public immediately, and attorney General Barr to publicly testify under oath about the investigation and your results, and all the underlying materials to the appropriate congressional committees,” the former California attorney General said in a statement.
Harris, Warren and Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey have all started petitions, put pressure on the administration to release the report – although the White house later in Barr about the next steps. Booker is also dropping, with the report, to raise money for his campaign.
“This report should be made available to the public immediately,” he tweeted.
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It was a similar sentiment on Twitter from former Rep. Beto O’rourke of Texas.
“Let the Müller report to the American people,” he wrote.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand from New York said, “the report should be made available to the public without any delay. The Americans have a right to know their results.”
And Sen. Amy Klobuchar tweeted “BREAKING: The Miller report is completed. Attorney General Barr has the release of the full report to the public. The American people deserve the facts.”
Müller was appointed to investigate nearly two years ago, to rig the elections and possible collusion between Moscow and Trump’s 2016 campaign to swing the presidential election in the then-GOP nominee like. Barr and his team are now reviewing the report and create a summary document that will be sent to Congress and published.
Former San Antonio, Texas, mayor and former housing and urban development Secretary Julian Castro tweeted that the “worthy of the American people to know the full truth about Russia’s interference in our democracy. The Special Counsel report must be publicly available, in its entirety.”
The former three-term Rep. John Delaney, wrote the “Patriotic action, for the attorney-General is, let the entire Mueller report to the American people. We paid it, and this moment calls for transparency.”