nearvideo-Pelosi, Schumer release a joint statement about the termination of the Müller-report
Special Counsel Robert Müller put his long-awaited report on the investigation of the Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race, and possible agreements with Trumpf employees on Friday.
Almost immediately, Democratic leaders reiterated their calls for the report to be made available to the public as soon as possible.
The report was not revealed to state attorney General Bill Barr, but the specific content presented. Müller is not expected, however, to recommend that no further charges.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and the Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, released a joint statement about the report according to the in the early evening, the disclosure on the template.
“Now, Special Counsel, Müller, presented his report to the Attorney General, it is essential that Mr. Barr, the full report to the public and its underlying documentation, and reporting to Congress,” the statement said. “Attorney General Barr is not President Trump, his lawyers or his personnel must give up all the ‘sneak preview’ of the Special Counsel to Mueller’s findings or evidence, and the White house must not only interfere in the decisions about what parts are made of these findings or the evidence to the public.”
“The Special Counsel, the inquiry focuses on questions that go to the integrity of our democracy itself: whether foreign powers of bribes to interfere in our elections, and whether illegal means were used to prevent the investigation,” continued the statement. “The American people have a right to know the truth. The key word is transparency.”
Presidential hopeful sen. Bernie Sanders also gave a short statement calling for the release of the report.
“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,” said Sanders.
Shortly after the news broke, The 2020 hopeful Cory Booker called on to help the Fans, the pressure on the White house that the report to the public-while also asking you to donate to his presidential candidacy.
“The future of our democracy depends on Americans confidence in our elections and faith in our democratic process. And, to give you the confidence that the American people need to know what to read in the Miller report”, a campaign E-Mail.
“Thank you for your cooperation call to make in this government, the Müller report to the public. Now you will share this petition with your friends on Facebook and Twitter?
“The more people stand up and fight for transparency, the more difficult it will be to block for Trump, this report, and throw away the key.”
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Other presidential candidates, including Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Rep. Beto O’rourke, D-Texas, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. mixed on Twitter, with a similarly insistent demands that the report be made public.
Senator Chris Coons, D-Del., A member of the Senate judiciary Committee released its own statement, calling for Barr to release the full report to the Congress, to ensure that “the rule of law is maintained and that the American people get the information they deserve from this extensive investigation.”
“The Congress needs to be access to all the information from the investigation that do not need to remain classified or confidential, to avoid interference with other, ongoing investigations,” says Coons.
“Finally, attorney General Barr has to publicly and unambiguously commit to additional, relevant studies in the President Trump business and campaign activities, such as in the Southern district of New York, without interference from the trump administration or the Department of Justice,” Coons added.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.
Fox News ” Elizabeth Zwirz, Alex Pappas and Jake Gibson contributed to this report.