Pelosi, Schumer, and other top Dems question the impartiality of Barr letter on Mueller report

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a blistering statement Sunday that attorney General William Barr, “a neutral observer,” urging the full Version of the special counsel, Robert Mueller’s report in accordance with Barr wrote a letter to Müller summarizes the results.

Pelosi, D-Calif., and Schumer, D-NY, said Barr’s letter to the Congress “raises as many questions as it answers.”

In their joint statement, the leaders said Barr’s past “bias” against the special counsel ‘ s investigation showed that he was “not capable of objective investigation.”


She added: “the fact that Müller’ s report dismisses the President on a charge as serious as obstruction of justice, shows how urgent it is that the full report and the underlying documentation will be made public without any further delay.”


Barr wrote that Müller did not establish evidence that President Trump the team, or all employees of the Trumpf had a campaign, conspiring to pivot with Russia, to support the 2016 election — “in spite of several offers from the Russian-associated persons, the Trump campaign.” He also wrote that on the obstruction of justice claims, “The Special Counsel States that” while this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it is also does not relieve him.'”

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., also released a statement to the teeth with top democratic leadership: “Attorney General Barr has the authority, to the full Mueller’s findings paint the tongues of the General public with minimal redaction. He must as soon as possible. The “summary” document, it raises more questions than it answers, particularly with regard to the obstruction of justice by the President.”

He added: “The American people have been waiting for for two years, patiently, the Müller-examination to earn the final – the full truth in Special Counsel Müller’s own words.”


The heads of the three the house of the most influential committees, also said the complete report on the Russian elections, interference, and Trump must be made public.


Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Jerry Nadler, D-NY, and Elijah Cummings, D-Md. – the chairs respectively of the house Intelligence, judiciary and oversight bodies – issued a joint statement on Sunday, noting: “We … are calling for attorney General Barr, to come forward to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, without delay. Far away from the “total liberation” argued that the relieve of the President of the Müller report, specifically, the President. Instead, it puts the evidence on both sides of the question of” disability, including the evidence, to obstruct that President Trump tries to justice.”

She added: “These shortcomings in today’s letter are the very reason our nation has a system of separation of powers. We cannot simply rely on what is revealed may be a biased interpretation of facts, during the course of a 22-month assessment of possible misconduct by the President. The American people deserve the facts and judge the President’s actions for themselves.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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