Fox News's Shep Smith tells viewers 'everyone in America' should read Mueller report

Fox News anchor Shep Smith told viewers Tuesday that “everyone in America” should read 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 in full.

Speaking on his show Tuesday afternoon, Smith specially pointed out that Mueller’s report did not exonerate President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New York state Senate candidate charged in riot Trump called acting attorney general almost daily to push election voter fraud claim: report GOP senator clashes with radio caller who wants identity of cop who shot Babbitt MORE.

“Remember, in his 400-plus page report that everyone in America should read, everyone, Robert Mueller laid out 10 instances of apparent obstruction of justice, criminal obstruction of justice, potentially, by President Trump,” Smith said.

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“The special counsel did not exonerate the president," he added.

Mueller last month in his first public statement since the completion of his report said if his office “had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime we would have said so.”

The special counsel pointed to current Department of Justice guidance that says a sitting president cannot be indicted, but noted in his report that Congress has the authority to conduct obstruction investigations.

Smith’s comments on the report Tuesday came as he was discussing the showdown between the Justice Department and House Democrats as the chamber voted along party lines to hold former White House counsel Don McGahn and Attorney General William BarrBill BarrTrump called acting attorney general almost daily to push election voter fraud claim: report Highest-ranking GOP assemblyman in WI against another audit of 2020 vote Native Americans are targets of voter suppression too MORE in “civil contempt” for not complying with congressional subpoenas.