Eric Holder: 'We're really at the beginning' of questions about Trump obstructing justice

Former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderDemocrats look to state courts as redistricting battle heats up On The Trail: Census kicks off a wild redistricting cycle Biden under pressure to pick new breed of federal prosecutors MORE said Monday that "we're really at the beginning, maybe the middle" of questions about whether President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer Sen. Heller to run for Nevada governor Overnight Defense & National Security — Milley becomes lightning rod Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley becomes lightning rod on right MORE obstructed justice. 

Holder made the remark during an interview on MSNBC, one day after Attorney General William Barr said in a letter to Congress that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE did not reach a conclusion while investigating whether Trump obstructed justice. 


Barr also said in the letter that he and Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinWashington still needs more transparency House Judiciary to probe DOJ's seizure of data from lawmakers, journalists The Hill's Morning Report - Biden-Putin meeting to dominate the week MORE determined there was insufficient evidence that Trump obstructed justice.

Holder on Monday called for more detailed findings from Mueller's report to be released publicly.

“With regard to obstruction, I think we're really at the beginning, maybe the middle of this whole process. Findings have been made. We need to see what those were. We need to see exactly what was the nature of the interaction between Bob Mueller and Bill Barr," he said.

“And then we also need to understand, how was it that Bill Barr reached these conclusions? What were the things that he went through? What laws did he apply? What rules did he apply? How did he interpret the appropriate rules and statutes? How did he apply the facts," Holder continued.

Holder added during the interview that Congress and the American people "are entitled to hear substantially more" than Barr's letter to Congress.

"This is just a 4-page memo that makes really consequential determinations and it seems to me that the American people and Congress are entitled to hear substantially more than simply this document," Holder said.