In the report, Mueller's team wrote that while the investigation established that the Trump campaign "expected it would benefit electorally from" information stolen in Russia-backed efforts, it "did not establish that members of the Trump campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities". Add Russia Investigation as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia Investigation news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
"Until the day comes, we never have an absolute guarantee", he said.
Representative Jerrold Nadler, the House Judiciary Committee chairman, has given Barr a Monday deadline to comply with a subpoena demanding an unredacted version of Mueller's report, along with its underlying evidence, or face a contempt charge.
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer responded to Trump by saying in a tweet of his own that the president first refused to be interviewed by the special counsel and "now he's trying to silence" Mueller.
Trump says McGahn should not testify before Congress
Blumenthal has called the emoluments clauses the Constitution's "premier anti-corruption provision". "It's done", he said. He repeatedly claimed, wrongly, that Mueller's report "proved" that the Trump team did not collude with Russian nationals.
"The White House has so far indicated they would not interfere with Mr. Mueller's attempts to testify, we hope that won't change", he said. According to the AP, Nadler said he hoped Mueller would appear before Congress on May 15. "That's up to the attorney general, who I think has done a fantastic job", he said. "We think the American people have a right to hear directly from him".
"Why would the Democrats in Congress now need Robert Mueller to testify. That's up to our attorney general".
Trump's weekend statements on Mueller's testimony earned a sharp rebuke from House Democrats. He reiterated that position in testimony last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The committee's chairman, Representative Jerrold Nadler of NY, had previously said he was hoping for an appearance by Mueller on that date.
"Barr's testimony alone - created to protect Trump - isn't going to cut it". "The American people deserve the truth". Barr made that assertion despite a letter he received in March from Mueller complaining Barr's summary didn't fully capture the "context, nature and substance" of his almost 400-page report. When a reporter asked him on Friday whether Mueller should testify, he replied, "I don't know".