Nadler willing to go to Supreme Court to obtain Mueller report

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerDem committee chairs blast Trump G-7 announcement Top Democrat holds moment of silence for Cummings at hearing Barr to speak at Notre Dame law school on Friday MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that his committee will seek the full report from special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerFox News legal analyst says Trump call with Ukraine leader could be 'more serious' than what Mueller 'dragged up' Lewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network 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 TrumpTrump says he doesn't want NYT in the White House Romney earns rants and raves for secret Twitter name DOJ: McGahn, Trump Jr. did not testify before Mueller grand jury MORE and Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortNew York City lawmakers vote to close Rikers Island jail by 2026 Perry says Trump directed him to discuss Ukraine with Giuliani: report Cuomo signs measure allowing New York to press charges despite presidential pardon 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 TrumpTrump says he doesn't want NYT in the White House Veterans group backs lawsuits to halt Trump's use of military funding for border wall Schiff punches back after GOP censure resolution fails 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."