U.S. House judiciary committee chairman Jerrold Nadler issued a subpoena on Friday to obtain the full Russian Federation investigation report by special counsel Robert Mueller, saying he can not accept a redacted version that "leaves most of Congress in the dark".
Representative Adam Schiff, a leading Democratic lawmaker who chairs the House intelligence committee, said that since Republicans control the Senate - and would likely block an effort to oust Trump - Democrats face a quandary after special counsel Robert Mueller found no coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump election campaign, but cited 10 episodes of potential obstruction involving Trump.
Trump allies on Sunday pushed back on some instances of potential obstruction outlined by Mueller, including the president pressuring then-White House Counsel Donald McGahn to have Mueller fired in the early months of the investigation.
Trump has sought to discredit portions of the Mueller report, including in a Friday tweet in which he dismissed assertions that he may have obstructed justice as "total bullshit". "Obstruction of justice, if proven, would be impeachable".
Some party leaders have cautioned against impeachment just 18 months before the 2020 presidential election, although prominent liberals have demanded the start of proceedings to remove Trump from office since the release on Thursday of a redacted version of Mueller's report.
Later, Kasich posted comments he made on CNN in which he explained the Mueller report puts on public display the exact reasons why he never supported Trump.
Warren said she understands why some think impeachment is too hard to tackle politically.
"You know I hear a lot of people say that they're exhausted of hearing about the Mueller Report".
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Barr's news conference ended abruptly after he bristled at the tone of some questions about how he handled the Mueller report. Details of the president's reaction are recounted in the almost 400-page report, released to the public Thursday.
In an essay for Fox News Sunday, Tom Perez, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, wrote, "The report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller paints a stunning picture of bottomless corruption in the Trump White House, ".
But Representative Jerry Nadler, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, equivocated when asked on NBC about impeachment.
But, it seems like most of those in Congress reject this plan wholeheartedly because it would spell political ruin for their party and cause them to lose the House as well as re-elect the president.
The requests to those officials, Mueller said, "were not interpreted by the officials who received them as directives to improperly interfere with the investigation".
"Although damaging opposition research is surely valuable to a campaign, it appears that the information ultimately delivered in the meeting was not valuable", the report says.
Asked at a campaign stop in New Hampshire on Saturday if she believed the president should not only face impeachment proceedings but be impeached, Warren said "yes" in response. "I'm [f***ed]", he said, according to the report.
Speaking on "Fox News Sunday", Giuliani called the report "a prosecutor's version of what happened". "The break-in by the Russians of Democratic institutions, a foreign adversary far more significant than the plumbers breaking into the Democratic headquarters".