After a morning spent with the House Judiciary Committee, Robert Mueller moved on to the House Intelligence Committee in the afternoon.
- "I understand that this committee has a unique jurisdiction" and is interested in learning more about counter-intelligence findings, Mueller said. The BBC reports Mueller emphasized this his office did not come to "counter-intelligence conclusions" but instead handed any counter-intelligence information to the FBI.
- Mueller ended his opening statement by correcting something said to Rep. Lieu of the Judiciary Committee this morning. Lieu asked for confirmation that "you didn't charge the president because of the OLC opinion," the DOJ guideline that bars the indictment of a sitting president. "That is not the right way to say it," Mueller clarified. "We did not reach a determination as to whether the president committed a crime."