Ministry of justice, told Müller to his house testimony “must remain within the limits” of the public report

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A justice official said the former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his upcoming testimony will remain to the house of legislature “within the limits” of the public redacted version of his report in a letter obtained by Fox News on Monday evening.

The letter is only signed by Fox News, Associate Deputy Attorney General Bradley Weinsheimer, it says: “Dear Mr. Smith: I am writing in response to your 10. July 2019 letter on the testimonial subpoenas they received from the House Judiciary Committee (HJC) and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI).

“Your letter requests that the Department provide you with a guide for privilege or other legal bars applicable to a potential witness in connection with these enforcement measures.”

To testify, according to the decision, is Müller’s, the letter continues: “However, the Department agrees with the stated position that their testimony should be unnecessary under the circumstances. The Department does not allow in the rule, prosecutors as they appear and testify before the Congress about their investigations and enforcement activity.



“Besides, has taken the Department to make the extraordinary steps that almost their entire report, as well as a significant volume of the underlying disclosure materials, available in the committees.

“You should bear witness that the Department understands that the testimony in relation to the work of the Special Counsel’ s Office is governed by the terms and conditions of use, which you outlined at the may 29 — in particular, that the information you discuss during your testimony is, and means “do not go beyond,” the public version of its March 22, 2019, to report to the attorney General, or their may 29 public statement.”

He continued: “Finally, each statement must remain within the boundaries of your public report as matters were in the context of their investigation work of the executive privilege, including protected information by law enforcement, deliberative process, attorney, product, and presidential communications privileges.

“These privileges would include the discussion on the investigative actions and decisions, while they described their investigation differently, it is in the public version of the report. In accordance with the usual practice, the Department witnesses should refuse to address potentially privileged matters, so that the Department of the full opportunity, at a later date to examine, in particular, the questions and the possible accommodations that may meet the committees ” legitimate need for information while protecting the Executive branch confidentiality interests.”


The letter comes after a quote, hit enter at the beginning of this month, for Müller, the advanced certificate will appear as part of the agreement, for him to in front of congressional lawmakers later this month, the Democratic party, officials said at the time.

Müller-awaited appearance back was pressed to his request, the judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, and Intelligence-Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said in a joint statement.

Müller had planned to testify on July 17 about the results of his two-year-Russia-probe after he was subpoenaed by the plates in the last month.


The former special counsel ‘ s only public comments about the investigation came in may, when the trump of misconduct by clear and affirmed to testify to his reluctance in front of the Congress. He has not said whether Trump obstructed justice during its probe.


“Charging the President with a crime was not an option we could consider,” he said at the time. Mueller’s report does not claim that the evidence showed Trump had, in fact, committed a crime.

Charges were brought against three companies and 34 individuals, including the former trump’s helpers, senior consultant, and Russian agents, although no Americans were indicted in connection with the attempt to interfere with the Russians, the 2016 presidential elections. Müller found no evidence that the Trump-done team, with the Russian actor, the is, despite a variety of efforts in public relations with a trump campaign.

Müller also told reporters a testimony said he gave would not exceed what is contained in his report.

“There is discussion about an appearance has been in front of the Congress,” Miller said. “Every witness of this office would not be on our report. It contains our findings and analysis and the reasons for the decisions we made. We chose these words carefully, and the work speaks for itself. And the report is my testimony. I would not have any information about the already available to the public in any appearance before the Congress.”

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