U.S. President Trump says has not read Mueller report

U.S. President Trump says has not read Mueller report

U.S. President Trump says has not read Mueller report

"I have not read the Mueller Report yet, even though I have every right to do so", he wrote.

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had not read Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report investigating contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russian Federation that his Democratic opponents say should be released in full.

"Only know the conclusions, and on the big one, No Collusion".

The disparity in length between Barr's letter and Mueller's full report, which totals almost 400 pages, raises the likelihood of additional significant information that was put forward by the special counsel's office but not immediately shared by the attorney general.

On March 22, Mueller completed his 22-month probe and Barr sent a four-page letter to Congress two days later outlining the main findings.

"Given the extraordinary public interest in the matter, the Attorney General chose to release the report's bottom-line findings and his conclusions immediately - without attempting to summarize the report - with the understanding that the report itself would be released after the redaction process", the Justice Department statement said. There was no collusion, and Barr concluded that Trump did not commit obstruction of justice, either.

"Show us the Mueller report, show us the tax returns, and we are not walking away just because you say no the first time around", House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned the president on Thursday.

If Barr had any interest in the report seeing the light of day, the former IL prosecutor noted, he would sit down with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), release paragraphs and pages one at a time and schedule its full release.

The statement came after the House Judiciary Committee, headed by a Democrat, authorized the issuance of a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller's full and unredacted report.

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