Mueller: My Testimony Wouldn’t Provide More Info Than What’s Already Released

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 29: Special Counsel Robert Mueller makes a statement about the Russia investigation on May 29, 2019 at the Justice Department in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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May 29, 2019 11:22 a.m.

Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that any testimony he would give to Congress would not provide any additional information on his Russia probe beyond the report itself.

“The work speaks for itself,” he added.

“Any testimony from this office would not go beyond our report,” Mueller said during a rare press conference, his first in two years. “It contains our findings and analysis and the reasons for the decisions we made. We chose those words carefully and the work speaks for itself. And the report is my testimony.”

“I would not provide information beyond that which is already public in any appearance before Congress,” he continued. “In addition, access to our underlying work product is being decided in a process that does not involve our office. So beyond what I’ve said here today and what is contained in our written work, I do not believe it is appropriate for me to speak further about the investigation or to comment on the actions of the Justice Department or Congress.”

Watch Mueller speak below:

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