Mueller reveals what he wants public to 'glean' from his report

Mueller reveals what he wants public to 'glean' from his report
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Former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE was offered the opportunity Wednesday to say what he wants the public to learn from his final report, saying he hopes people see the "integrity" of his 448-page document.

Rep. Jackie SpeierKaren (Jackie) Lorraine Jacqueline SpeierHouse passes bill paving way for ERA ratification Abortion wars flare up in Congress House Democrats question Secret Service on payments to Trump properties MORE (D-Calif.) asked Mueller what he wants the public to “glean” from his report, offering Mueller a few minutes to respond.

“We spent substantial time ensuring the integrity of the report, understanding that it would be our living message to those who come after us,” Mueller replied.



Mueller also appeared to nod at Congress's responsibility to determine what to do with the information laid out in his final Russia report, and suggested not to drag out the matter which has already dogged the White House for more than two years.  

“But it is also a signal — a flag — to those of use who have some responsibility in this area to exercise those responsibilities swiftly and don’t let this problem continue to linger as it has over so many years," he concluded.