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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 29: Special Counsel Robert Mueller walks away from the podium after making a statement about the Russia investigation on May 29, 2019 at the Justice Department in Washington, DC. Mueller said tha... WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 29: Special Counsel Robert Mueller walks away from the podium after making a statement about the Russia investigation on May 29, 2019 at the Justice Department in Washington, DC. Mueller said that he is stepping down as special counsel and that the report he gave to the attorney general is his last words on the subject. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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May 29, 2019 12:49 p.m.

As I mentioned below, when Robert Mueller spoke roughly 90 minutes ago I was out and offline. My initial comments were based on write-ups and clips. I’ve now listened closely to the whole 9 minute presentation. My big takeaway remains the same: Mueller needs to testify because it’s right that he should testify and answer Congress’s questions; and it’s up to them, not him.

But let me address what I think are some pretty significant points.

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