House Dem: Mueller report will show 'plenty of reason to be concerned' about Trump campaign contacts with Russia

Rep. Jim HimesJames (Jim) Andres HimesTwitter users invoke Merrick Garland after McConnell, Graham comments on impeachment trial Pelosi faces tough choices on impeachment managers This week: Impeachment inquiry moves to Judiciary Committee MORE (D-Conn.) predicted Sunday that 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 full report will show that there was "plenty of reason to be concerned" about contacts between members of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says his advice to impeachment defense team is 'just be honest' Trump expands tariffs on steel and aluminum imports CNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group MORE's campaign and Russia.

“When the report comes out, what the American people will learn was that there was plenty of reason to be concerned about the nature of those contacts and the possibility of what those contacts might have met," he said during an interview on "Fox News Sunday."

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Himes, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, added that "we’re all speculating about" what's in the report, which is reportedly more than 300 pages long.

"My guess is that when you see the whole report, you will see good reasons for why a number of people … were concerned by the possibility, since disproved, that the Trump campaign was colluding with the Russians," Himes added.

Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham Barr DOJ says surveillance of Trump campaign adviser Page lacked evidence Senators press DHS over visa approval for Pensacola naval base shooter Democrats sharpen case on second day of arguments MORE said last week that he expects to release the full report by mid-April, "if not sooner."

Democrats have demanded the full report in the days since Barr summarized the report in a letter to Congress. Barr said in the letter that Mueller, who investigated Russian interference in the 2016 election, determined that the Trump campaign did not coordinate with Russia ahead of the election.

Mueller did not reach a conclusion on whether President Trump obstructed justice, but Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinRosenstein says he authorized release of Strzok-Page texts Journalist alleging Obama administration spied on her seeks to reopen case Rosenstein on his time in Trump administration: 'We got all the big issues right' MORE determined that Trump did not do so.