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Nadler: Mueller Report Must Be Made Public So Congress Can Decide Whether to Impeach Trump

"Give Congress and the American people all the information so that the Congress can vote [on] impeachment, if that seems advisable or something else."

By NTK Staff | 01.17.2019 @10:17am

House Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) said that President Trump’s attorney general nominee, Bill Barr, needs to make Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final report public so that Congress can decide whether to impeach Trump during an interview on Wednesday.

CNN’s Anderson Cooper asked Nadler if Barr could decide not to release Mueller’s final report because Barr believes that a sitting president can’t be indicted.

“The criticism of Comey made sense because – and I had voiced that criticism that summer – because he decided not to indict someone [that] he could have indicted, and then he shouldn’t pile on to that person,” Nadler said. “But if you take the position that as a matter of law someone cannot be indicted, then the only substitute – Congress may want to take action – the only substitute for making a president answerable to the American people and not above the law is to give Congress and the American people all the information so that the Congress can vote [on] impeachment, if that seems advisable or something else.”

“Otherwise, if you’re saying he cannot be indicted and therefore all the material must be held secret, then the president effectively is above any kind of justice and is above the law and that’s unacceptable in a Democratic country,” Nadler said,

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