Nadler willing to go to Supreme Court to obtain Mueller report

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerBiden backs effort to include immigration in budget package Biden to meet with 11 Democratic lawmakers on DACA: report Britney Spears's new attorney files motion to remove her dad as conservator MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that his committee will seek the full report from 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 Russia investigation within the next few months and is willing to take the demand to the Supreme Court.

"It's so crucial that the entire report and the evidence underlying it be released to the public," Nadler told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Nation."

He said his committee would "try to negotiate and try everything else first but if we have to, yes, we will certainly issue subpoenas to get that information."

He added that he would "absolutely" be willing to take a fight over the report to the Supreme Court level if necessary.

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"We know there was collusion. Why there's been no indictments we don't know," he said, pointing to the president's son Donald Trump Jr.Don TrumpDonald Trump Jr. joins Cameo Book claims Trump family members were 'inappropriately' close with Secret Service agents Trump Jr. shares edited video showing father knocking Biden down with golf ball MORE and Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortLobbyist Tony Podesta returns to work for Huawei Former bank CEO convicted of bribery in scheme to land Trump admin job Trial begins for Chicago banker who exchanged loans with Manafort for Trump job MORE meeting with Russians during Trump's presidential campaign. 

The Justice Department confirmed that there are no additional indictments recommended in Mueller's report. However, Nadler said there have "clearly" been obstructions of justice in Mueller's investigation. 

“We know that the president pressured the FBI to go easy, to stop investigating Flynn and various other people, we know he fired the FBI director to, as he put it to NBC, to take care of the Russian thing in order to stop the investigation of various people associated with him, we know he concocted the lie about the purpose of that Russian meeting” in Trump Tower in summer of 2016, Nadler said.

Nadler said Congress must look at a “broader” picture than Mueller in investigating potential wrongdoing by President TrumpDonald TrumpFive takeaways from the Ohio special primaries Missouri Rep. Billy Long enters Senate GOP primary Trump-backed Mike Carey wins GOP primary in Ohio special election MORE.

“The special prosecutor is limited in scope, his job was limited in scope and limited to crimes,” Nadler told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Nation. “What Congress has to do is look at a broader picture. We have the responsibility of protecting the rule of law."