The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has formally issued a subpoena on demanding that the Justice Department release the unredacted version of the Mueller report to Congress.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler also issued a request for all evidence obtained by Robert Mueller’s investigators, including summaries of witness interviews and classified intelligence, per the NY Times.
“My committee needs and is entitled to the full version of the report and the underlying evidence consistent with past practice,” Mr. Nadler said in a statement.
“Even the redacted version of the report outlines serious instances of wrongdoing by President Trump and some of his closest associates. It now falls to Congress to determine the full scope of that alleged misconduct and to decide what steps we must take going forward.”
Trump launched an attack on the report on Friday morning in a series of tweets.
"Watch out for people that take so-called 'notes,' when the notes never existed until needed," Trump tweeted. "Because I never agreed to testify, it was not necessary for me to respond to statements made in the 'Report' about me, some of which are total bullsh*t & only given to make the other person look good (or me to look bad)."
In the report, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions's then-chief of staff, Jody Hunt, recounted the time when Trump learned Mueller was appointed special counsel, he responded: "Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the end of my Presidency. I'm f*cked."
The report also states that Trump attempted to control the report but his efforts failed because “The President’s efforts to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the president declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests."
Many chose to resign rather than carry out Trump's orders, which explains the extremely high turnover in the Trump administration.