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Pelosi calls Barr's letter 'condescending'

House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOvernight Energy: Lake Mead's decline points to scary water future in West | White House leads opposition to raising gas tax | Biden taps ex-New Mexico lawmaker for USDA post Trump against boycotting Beijing Olympics in 2022 House Democrats' campaign arm raises almost million in May MORE (D-Calif.) on Thursday called Attorney General William BarrBill BarrLieu calls Catholic bishops 'hypocrites' for move to deny Biden communion The Hill's Morning Report - After high-stakes Biden-Putin summit, what now? Senate Judiciary Democrats demand DOJ turn over Trump obstruction memo MORE's letter summarizing special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE's report "condescending."

Pelosi, speaking at her weekly news conference, also called on Barr to release the full report, adding that "we can draw our own conclusions."

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“I have said and I’ll say again, no thank you, Mr. Attorney General. We do not need your interpretation. Show us the report and we can draw our own conclusions. We don’t need you interpreting for us," she said.

"It was condescending. It was arrogant," Pelosi continued. "And it wasn’t the right thing to do. The sooner they can give us the information, the sooner we can all make a judgment about it.”

Barr said in a four-page letter to lawmakers Sunday that Mueller, who investigated Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, did not find sufficient evidence to prove coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia. Barr also wrote that Mueller did not come to a conclusion on whether President TrumpDonald TrumpWhite House denies pausing military aid package to Ukraine Poll: 30 percent of GOP voters believe Trump will 'likely' be reinstated this year Black Secret Service agent told Trump it was offensive to hold rally in Tulsa on Juneteenth: report MORE obstructed justice, though Barr added that Mueller's report also did not exonerate the president.

Barr's letter to Congress summarized the Mueller report's findings, which reportedly exceed 300 pages in length. Democrats have called on Barr to make the full report public, while Trump and his allies have seized on the report's findings of no coordination or conspiracy with the Russian government to interfere in the 2016 election, claiming it exonerates Trump.

Pelosi said Thursday the Trump campaign was "delinquent in their responsibilities" by not going to the FBI when they were contacted by Russians.

“If a foreign government comes to you and says they have information on your opponent … you take that right to the FBI," she said. "So for this report to say there was no acid cooperation, well if they didn’t bring the information to the FBI, they were delinquent in their responsibilities.”

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