The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is urging the panel’s Democratic chairman to have special counsel Robert Mueller testify about his findings from the 22-month investigation into Russian interference.
Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) in a letter on Monday called on Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) to seek Mueller’s testimony, rather than going after Attorney General William Barr, arguing that this is the best path to obtaining transparency.
“If you seek both transparency and for the American public to learn the full contours of the Special Counsel’s investigation, public testimony from Special Counsel Mueller himself is undoubtedly the best way to accomplish this goal,” Collins wrote to Nadler.
“To that end, Special Counsel Mueller should be invited to testify before the Committee during the week of April 22. Although the House is expected to be in recess that week, I think we can agree this business is too important to wait, and Members of the Committee will surely return to Washington at such a critical moment in our country’s history,” Collins continued.
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