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By Doha Madani
Specialist Robert Mueller has expressed interest in giving private testimony to Congress on his two-year study of Russian interference in the presidential election in 2016.
Mueller has told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, who prefers to publish an opening statement, but leaves his testimony behind closed doors Nadler said about "The Rachel Maddow Show" Thursday night.
Nadler, DN.Y., has made repeated efforts for Mueller to speak in front of Congress. If Mueller continued with a private testimony of his report, the public would get a transcript, Nadler said.
"We believe it is important for the American people to hear from him and to hear his answers to questions about the report" Nadler said.
"He imagines correctly as a man of great justice and apolitical, and he does not want to participate in anything he might consider a political spectacle," said Nadler of Mueller who will not testify in public. But he added, "I'm really wondering."
Nadler's comments come against growing calls from Democrats to initiate infringement proceedings against President Donald Trump after Trump had instructed former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional court and not testify. 19659006] House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Said Thursday that Trump "wants to be accused" so he can be justified by the Republican-dominated Senate. "
" Let me be very clear: the president's behavior, as far as his obstruction of justice, the things he does, it is quite clear that it cannot be denied – ignore summons, hinder justice, "Pelosi told reporters on her weekly press conference Thursday after the closed door meeting.  Pelosi's comments came just one day after she blamed Trump for being involved in a cover-up.