U.S. Special Counsel Mueller to testify before House panels on July 17 - statement

 U.S. Special Counsel Mueller to testify before House panels on July 17 - statement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17, the panels' Democratic chairmen said on Tuesday.

Representative Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the judiciary panel, and Representative Adam Schiff, head of the intelligence panel, said in a joint statement that Mueller had agreed to testify after the two committees issued subpoenas on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Writing by Mohammad Zargham)

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Updated Date: Jun 26, 2019 07:07:06 IST