Local lawmakers react to Mueller report

The Mueller Report has been submitted - now the question is, what's in it?

After nearly two years, details from the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections could soon be made public.

The highly-anticipated report is now in the hands of Attorney General Robert Barr. 18 State Attorney Generals, including from New York and Connecticut are urging Barr to release the report to the public.

"Attorney General Barr must not give President Trump, his lawyers, or his staff any sneak preview of the Special Counsel's findings or evidence. And the White House must not be allowed to interfere in decisions about what parts of those findings or evidence should be made public," said Senator Chuck Schumer.

Schumer was laying out the Democratic blueprint for the fight before the fight. The strategy is aggressive - the goal is to apply pressure. When asked to respond if the special counsel's report does not recommend any further indictments, New York's senior senator was urging caution.

"I think we should wait for the full report to be made public before jumping to any conclusions," he said.

But while Republicans are also calling for transparency, those calls, generally more vague, citing what is legally allowed to be made public.


"I don't want to prejudge this, but from all I can tell so far this is a win for the president. I never thought there was a basis for the investigation in the first place. The fact that there's no indictment after all these years of investigation to me proves that the president was right all along," said Republican Congress member Peter King.

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