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with the nation watching former special counsel Robert Muller on Wednesday strode into a Capitol Hill hearing room to testify for the first time reluctantly about his report on president Donald Trump and Russia's role in the twenty sixteen election record mother thank you for being here Democrats have been waiting for his testimony for months seeking answers about his nearly two year probe as they consider whether to impeach trump first attempt to impede the investigation director Muller we have a responsibility to address the evidence that you have uncovered in a last minute surprise molars former deputy Erin Z. bleed join the hearing it lowers request that the justice department and Republicans objected to his present , house Judiciary members have a lot on their mind including what Mulder thought about Attorney General William Barr is four page summary of his report the probe did not establish the trump campaign colluded with Russia but left unanswered whether Mulder was convinced there was no conspiracy or if you would simply unable to collect enough evidence to make that call molars report filled the clear trump of obstruction of justice and in fact so did ten instances in which trump sought to impede the probe Democrats are also expected to push mower on whether the horde of evidence is team collected could be used in future investigations of the president trump took to Twitter earlier in the day to set the tone for the hearings repeating what has become his signature claim no collusion no obstruction Mullis testimony is expected to be somewhat limited after the justice department told them to stick with the public report saying matters within the scope of his probe covered by executive privilege with some guide yes