Special Counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before the two house committees on July 17 about his report on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Democrats announced on Tuesday.
On July 17, Mueller is scheduled to sit down before the House Judiciary and intelligence committees after both panels issued subpoenas saying “the American public deserves to hear directly from you about your investigation and conclusions.”
Mueller previously resisted testifying, insisting his April report on Russian election interference and obstruction spoke for itself.
But in a joint statement today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said he will now speak with members of Congress.
When Mueller’s report was released, it showed his team concluded there was insufficient evidence to charge anyone from President Trump’s campaign with conspiring with Russia to interfere in the election.
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