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I see considerable evidence of obstruction of justice the house Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena to the justice department on Friday to obtain the full rusher investigation report by special counsel Robert Muller the committee's chairman Gerald Nadler said he cannot accept a redacted version the quote leaves most of Congress in the dock Nadler also told CBS this morning that his committee wants to hear testimony from Attorney General William Barr as well as mullah the report is very damning the paints a picture of a president who lies all the time Lisi's staff members didn't do the demands of the staff members why but even the redacted version of the four hundred and forty eight page report the result of an exhaustive two year investigation and thousands of interviews crackles with intriguing details Reuters correspondent Andy Sullivan for example trump asked his former campaign manager Corey Lee when Taos ski is now working as a lobbyist to go talk to the Attorney General at the time Jeff sessions try to get him to limit the scope of the investigation to just out looking at the next election we went Askey ultimately didn't follow through on that request mullah ultimately could not decide if those actions added up to a crime mullah saying quote the evidence we obtained about the president's actions and intent presents difficult issues that prevent us from conclusively determining that no criminal conduct occurred at an extraordinary news conference ahead of the report's release Thursday Attorney General Bob delivered a spirited defense of president trump on the key issue of obstruction of justice president trump faced an unprecedented situation by revealing that he and deputy Attorney General rob Rosenstein had disagreed on some of models legal theories on obstruction concluding trumps actions did not add up to a crime the deputy Attorney General and I concluded that the evidence developed by the special counsel is not sufficient to establish that the president can , and obstruction of justice offense safe to say that this is giving gonna give a lot of material for Congress to go through Democrats are sure to seize on this material and point and say that this did in fact constitute obstruction of justice the report also said Molla did not exonerate trump and added that Congress now has the power to address whether trump obstructed justice