Democrats DEMAND the release of the full Mueller report by April 2nd

Mail Online | 3/26/2019 | Emily Goodin, U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com
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House Democrats are demanding the full report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller by April 2, writing to Attorney General William Barr on Monday that his summary was 'not sufficient for Congress.'

Six powerful House committee chairs signed on to the letter, which was released by House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, who received Barr's letter laying out Mueller's findings.

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'Your four-page summary of the Special Counsel's review is not sufficient for Congress, as a coequal branch of government' to do its work, the chairs wrote.

Each of the committees involved in the request - House Judiciary, Oversight, Intelligence, Financial Services, Ways and Means, and Foreign Affairs - is engaged in some type of oversight of President Donald Trump's administration.

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The lawmakers also want the 'the underlying evidence and materials to the relevant committees at that time.'

'We look forward to receiving the report in full no later than, and to begin receiving the underlying evidence and documents that same day,' they write.

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In addition to Nadler, Reps. Adam Schiff, Elijah Cummings, Maxine Waters, Richard Neal, and Eliot Engel signed their names to the request.

They argue their request for information is consistent with what the Justice Department has provided in past investigations.

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'The provision of the report - in complete and unredacted form - and the underlying evidence and materials would be fully consistent with the Justice Department’s practice and precedent with Congress, which the Department reinforced in recent years,' they wrote.

House Democrats are turning their focus onto their own investigations of Trump in addition to demanding more information about Mueller came to his findings and how Barr came to the decision not to charge the president with obstruction of justice.

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'This administration was not going to indict the president,' Cummings told reporters on Monday evening.

Additionally, Schiff's Intelligence committee postponed Thursday's hearing with Felix...
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