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Democrats intensify call for full Mueller report

Democrats intensified their demands for Robert Mueller’s full report after learning that the Special Counsel’s findings from his Trump-Russia investigation run to more than 300 pages, while President Donald Trump boasted of total exoneration. Democrats say they may subpoena the report if it’s not forthcoming by their Tuesday deadline, which Attorney-General William Barr has said will not be met.

Shaking her fist for emphasis, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Mr. Barr’s summary, which cleared Mr. Trump of campaign collusion with Russia and criminal obstruction of Mueller’s federal probe, was “condescending” and “arrogant.”

“Mr. Attorney-General,” she said, “show us the report and we’ll come to our own conclusions.” She asked what Mr. Trump and the Republicans were afraid of and mocked them as “scaredy-cats.”

Mr. Trump himself headed to Grand Rapids, Michigan, for a Thursday campaign rally, where he deemed the probe “the greatest hoax in the history of our country” and warned that those behind it “would be held accountable.”

Source: thehindu.com

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