HIGHLIGHTS: Robert Mueller testifies before Congress


Robert Mueller testifies before Congress, bluntly dismissing President Donald Trump's claims of total exoneration in the federal probe of Russia's 2016 election interference. More details: https://7ny.tv/2JNvgjS Below are timecodes for some key moments: 00:00 - 00:15 Nadler: Director Mueller, the President has repeatedly claimed that your report found there was no obstruction and that it completely and totally exonerated him. But that is not what your report said, is it? Mueller: Correct, that is not what the report said. 00:42 - 00:55 Mueller: The president was not exculpated for the acts that he allegedly committed. 02:25 - 02:35 Rep. Ken Buck: Could you charge the president with a crime after he left office? Mueller: Yes. Buck: You could charge the president of the United States with obstruction of justice after he left office? Mueller: Yes. 02:35 - 02:45 Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: Your investigation found evidence that President Trump took steps to terminate the special counsel. Correct? Mueller: Correct. 03:19 - 03:34 Rep. Greg Steube: Mr. Mueller, did you indeed interview for the FBI director job one day before you were appointed as special counsel? Mueller: My understanding is I was not applying for the job. I was asked to give my input on what it would take to do the job. 04:55 - 05:07 Rep. Sylvia Garcia: What if I had made a false statement to an investigator on your team? Could I go to jail for up to five years? Yes, although it’s Congress, so … (laughs)

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