Nadler willing to go to Supreme Court to obtain Mueller report

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerNadler gets under GOP's skin Restlessness, light rule-breaking and milk spotted on Senate floor as impeachment trial rolls on Republicans take aim at Nadler for saying GOP senators complicit in 'cover-up' MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that his committee will seek the full report from special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSchiff: Trump acquittal in Senate trial would not signal a 'failure' Jeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay 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.Donald (Don) John TrumpComedians post fake Army recruitment posters featuring Trump Jr. Trump Jr., Ivanka garner support in hypothetical 2024 poll FWS: There's 'no basis' to investigate Trump Jr.'s Mongolian hunting trip MORE and Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortDOJ releases new tranche of Mueller witness documents Treasury adviser pleads guilty to making unauthorized disclosures in case involving Manafort DOJ argues Democrats no longer need Mueller documents after impeachment vote 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 John TrumpMnuchin knocks Greta Thunberg's activism: Study economics and then 'come back' to us The Hill's Morning Report - House prosecutes Trump as 'lawless,' 'corrupt' What to watch for on Day 3 of Senate impeachment trial 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."