"The committee intends to hold hearings and obtain testimony over the coming months as part of its efforts to hold the president accountable as we move forward with our investigation," Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said in a statement.
Mueller's inquiry detailed numerous contacts between Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russia at a time when the Kremlin was interfering in the 2016 U.S. election with a scheme of hacking and propaganda to sow discord among Americans and boost Trump's candidacy.
Much of Washington will stop in its tracks Wednesday as Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill for at least five hours, a nationally televised event that for many Americans will be their first detailed exposure to the former special counsel's findings on Russia's 2016 election interference.
Mueller's 448-page report released publicly in April, found Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election and that Republican President Donald Trump's election campaign had multiple contacts with Russian officials.
Mueller’s report, released publicly in April, found Russia meddled in the 2016 US presidential election and that Republican President Donald Trump’s election campaign had multiple contacts with Russian officials.
The compromise, an unusual retreat by Trump in his months-long stonewalling campaign against House Democrats, came just before a House panel heard testimony for more than four hours from John Dean, a historic figure from the Watergate era.