Robert Mueller testifies: What wasn't in his report?

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Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary Committee at a hearing on the Office of Special Counsel's investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 24, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Today Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified before the House Judiciary Committee, then spoke before the House Intelligence Committee. He wasn’t the most talkative witness. That didn’t stop Republicans or Democrats from trying to win political points. 

Democrats tried getting Mueller to confirm the most damning parts of his investigation, most notably the 10 instances where President Trump may have obstructed justice. Republicans underlied the fact that Mueller did not recommend prosecuting Trump, and tried to discredit the investigation by implying Mueller was in the tank for Democrats. 

Credits

Guests:
Jessica Levinson - law professor at Loyola Law School - @LevinsonJessica, Alex Wayne - Bloomberg News - @aawayne, Ilya Shapiro - Cato Institute - @ishapiro

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Rosalie Atkinson, Adriana Cargill, Brian Hardzinski