What Will Robert Mueller Tell Congress?
Special Counsel Robert Mueller made crystal clear that he would not comment on the long-awaited Mueller Report beyond the carefully chosen words we could all find in his 448-page report.
Now, I hope and expect this to be the only time that I will speak to you in this manner. I am making that decision myself. No one has told me whether I can or should testify or speak further about this matter. There has been discussion about an appearance before Congress. Any testimony from this office would not go beyond our report. It contains our findings and analysis and the reasons for the decisions we made. We chose those words carefully, and the work speaks for itself. And the report is my testimony. I would not provide information beyond that which is already public in any appearance before Congress.
Yet, here we are. Robert Mueller has agreed to testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee for three hours this Wednesday, July 24, followed by two (or so) hours before the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
What does Congress hope to gain? That may depend on which side of the aisle you represent.
Colin, a political analyst, and a comedian will take your calls. We finish with a DC pub owner gearing up for a Mueller testimony party, of sorts.
- Bill Curry - Democratic political analyst, former White House counselor to President Bill Clinton, former Democratic nominee for governor of Connecticut and columnist for Salon.com
- A.G. - veteran, PhD, federal government executive, comedian, and executive producer and co-host of the podcast, "Mueller, She Wrote."
- Casey Callister - co-owner with Thomas Bindley of Duffy’s Irish Pub in Washington, DC
Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.