Nadler willing to go to Supreme Court to obtain Mueller report

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerNadler apologized after repeatedly calling Hope Hicks 'Ms. Lewandowski' at hearing Hope Hicks: Trump campaign felt 'relief' after WikiLeaks released damaging info about Hillary Clinton House hearing marks historic moment for slavery reparations debate MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that his committee will seek the full report from special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTop Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump 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 TrumpDemocrats seek to ban federal spending at Trump businesses Republicans, Trump Jr. signal support for embattled West Virginia governor The Hill's Morning Report — US strikes approved against Iran pulled back MORE and Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortREAD: Hannity, Manafort messages released by judge Manafort, Hannity talk Trump, Mueller in previously undisclosed messages FBI, warned early and often that Manafort file might be fake, used it anyway 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 Trump2020 Democrats spar over socialism ahead of first debate Senate passes .5 billion border bill, setting up fight with House 'Teflon Don' avoids the scorn of the 'family values' GOP — again 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."