The Republicans will be ready to grill Robert Mueller at his hearings in July, but issuing summonses to the former Special Envoy marks a dark period for "civil liberties," US Rep. Mark Meadows, RNC.
] Congressional Democrats have been working for some time on Müller to come and testify, Meadows said Tuesday in Fox News & # 39; The Ingraham Angle.
"It's not a good day for America, but Bob Mueller should be better prepared." Said Meadows. "As I can tell you, he will be interrogated for the first time and the American people will notice the mistakes in his report."
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Meadows added that it was important to protect the rights of all those involved in the Democrats' post-Russia investigations, regardless of their party affiliation.
"We must protect our civil liberties," he said. "Whether Republicans, Democrats or in between, we need to protect them, this is a sad day for civil rights and those who love them, the rights we have."
"Nevertheless, it is a worse day for Congress because. .. what Adam did ship and they did, they basically molested the president and set a political agenda.
Rep. Ship, D-Calif., Chairs the House Intelligence Committee, one of the panels The other body is the House Judiciary Committee, chaired by US Representative Jerrold Nadler, DN.Y.
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Late Tuesday, Schiff and Nadler jointly announced that Mueller had agreed to testify before both panels on July 17.
Fox News has learned that Müller would only appear under a subpoena described as a "friendly" subpoena, which was essentially a summons. Englisch: emagazine.credit-suisse.com/app/art…1007 & lang = en is to remain at the "four corners" of Berlin his report.
"The Americans have demanded to hear directly from the Special Counsel so that they understand what he and his team are doing about Russia's attack on our democracy, its acceptance and Use of this Helping with the Trump campaign and the fact that Russia has accepted, investigated, uncovered and decided that President Trump and his associates are obstructing the investigation of this attack, "said Nadler and Schiff in a joint statement.
Meadows is not represented in any of the two committees before which Mueller will appear, but heads the influential conservative faction House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill.
Fox News Louis Casiano has contributed to this report.