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PoliticsSanders: Trump 'determined to engineer a constitutional crisis' over Mueller report

04:00  09 may  2019
04:00  09 may  2019 Source:   thehill.com

White House letter blasts Mueller report, says Trump has right to instruct advisers not to testify to Congress

White House letter blasts Mueller report, says Trump has right to instruct advisers not to testify to Congress White House letter blasts Mueller report, says Trump has right to instruct advisers not to testify to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary chairman said Wednesday the Trump administration's refusal to provide special counsel Robert Mueller 's full Russia report to Congress presents a " constitutional crisis ," leaving the panel no choice but to move forward with a contempt vote against

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Sanders: Trump 'determined to engineer a constitutional crisis' over Mueller report© Greg Nash Sanders: Trump 'determined to engineer a constitutional crisis' over Mueller report

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Wednesday that President Trump is creating a "constitutional crisis" by continuing to rebuff oversight from congressional Democrats.

"President Trump seems determined to engineer a constitutional crisis by refusing to comply with a standard congressional subpoena," Sanders, a 2020 presidential candidate, tweeted.

"If the Mueller report exonerates him, then why is he trying to block lawmakers from simply reading the full report? What is he trying to hide?" he added.

Trump moved earlier Wednesday to exert executive privilege over the full version of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

The House Judiciary Committee then voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to produce an unredacted version of the report, which was released with some portions withheld last month.

The report confirmed that Mueller did not find evidence proving collusion between Trump's 2016 campaign and the Kremlin.

Mueller did not make a conclusion on obstruction of justice.

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