Nadler willing to go to Supreme Court to obtain Mueller report

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerKlobuchar on impeachment: 'I'm the jury' Where 2020 Democratic candidates stand on impeachment Pelosi downplays impeachment post-Mueller report MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that his committee will seek the full report from special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe 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 Jr. slams 2020 Dems as 'more concerned' about rights of murderers than legal gun owners It is wrong to say 'no collusion' Nadler: I don't understand why Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr., others in Trump Tower meeting MORE and Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortPoll: Nearly half of Republicans say no one on Trump campaign committed a crime It is wrong to say 'no collusion' The Hill's Morning Report - Is impeachment back on the table? 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 TrumpRussia's election interference is a problem for the GOP Pence to pitch trade deal during trip to Michigan: report Iran oil minister: US made 'bad mistake' in ending sanctions waivers 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."