- Sep 21, 2012
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They just won’t – or can’t – let it go. TDS at its utmost
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Mueller's appearance was "a crossing of a threshold," raising public awareness of what Mueller found. And Democrats after the hearing said they had clearly laid out the facts about the Mueller report, which did not find a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia but detailed extensive Russian intervention in the 2016 election. Mueller also said in the report that he couldn't clear President Donald Trump on obstruction of justice.
So, what can we expect?
The House intelligence and financial services committees are probing Trump's finances, an area that Mueller appears to have avoided. And the intelligence panel is investigating Trump's negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow during the campaign.
To obtain the testimony from McGahn and others, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Wednesday that his panel will file lawsuits this week.
Almost 90 House Democrats have called for an impeachment inquiry, and more are certain to do so after Mueller's testimony. Those who support opening proceedings say it would bolster Democrats' court cases and show the American people they are moving decisively to challenge what they see as Trump's egregious behavior.
Congress is due to take a 5-week break in August. But some reps will return to DC is witnesses are available.
Democrats in both the House and the Senate want to move forward with legislation to make elections more secure after Mueller extensively detailed Russian interference.
There are two ongoing reviews into the origins of the Russia probe that Mueller eventually took over — one being conducted by the Justice Department's inspector general and another by U.S. Attorney John Durham, who was appointed by Attorney General William Barr to examine surveillance methods used by the Justice Department.
But the Goops say it’s over.
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