Now Nancy Pelosi Wants Public Briefings on the Mueller Report

After two years of investigating possible Russia Trump campaign collusion Special Counsel Robert Mueller serves up his investigation report

A spokesperson from the Justice Department said the conclusions of the report (note that this isn't the same as the report itself) may be released to the public as the same time as it is to Congress, perhaps to avoid the issue of somebody on either side of the political aisle attempting to leak a heavily spun version of the conclusions. He racked up 37 indictments, convictions or plea deals (nearly 200 charges) from three Russian companies and other individuals, including the president's former campaign chief, his former deputy campaign chief, his former national security adviser and his former personal lawyer. She said she'd reject a classified briefing for top lawmakers and congressional intelligence committee members.

Mr Nadler said he received a "very brief letter" from the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on the report.

As part of their effort to make sure the report sees the light of day, the ACLU launched a petition directed at the Justice Department.

Trump has not commented to reporters or taken to Twitter, one of his favorite ways of communicating, on the completion of the investigation that has cast a shadow over his two years in the White House.

Barr has said he could notify Congress of Mueller's "principal conclusions" as soon as Saturday.

Photographers tracked the movements of Attorney General William Barr as he left home this morning.

That's according to a senior Justice Department official. Many Republicans also want the report released and say it will vindicate Trump. And a significant group of them still focus around President Donald Trump. Congress requires the full report and the underlying documents so that the Committees can proceed with their independent work, including oversight and legislating to address any issues the Mueller report may raise.

Doug Collins ripped apart plans by House Democrats to continue investigating President Donald Trump over allegations of collusion. "First of all, we don't know what indictments are forthcoming from other investigations that have been spun out by the special prosecutor to the Southern District of NY or the Eastern District of Virginia".

A senior Justice Department official said the special counsel has not recommended any further indictments - a revelation that buoyed Trump's supporters, even as additional Trump-related investigations continue in other parts of the Justice Department, in Congress and in NY state. The desire to release the report might not actually be a Dems vs. GOP thing however: Recall that the House of Representatives voted 420-0 on a resolution to release the report, though it's not clear where the Senate stands. Sen.

Even with the details still under wraps, the end of the probe without additional indictments by Mueller was welcome news to some in Trump's orbit who had feared a final round of charges could ensnare more Trump associates, including members of the president's family.

The media's filled 22 months of airtime chattering excitedly about Mueller's investigation without knowing what's going on.

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