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1/ We asked every Texan in Congress: Have you read the Mueller report?

We also asked: Does the report warrant any legislative action? If so, what? #MuellerReport bit.ly/2Wjn51J
2/ From Sen. @JohnCornyn's office: "Senator Cornyn and members of his staff have reviewed the Special Counsel’s report."

No response to our second question. #MuellerReport bit.ly/2Wjn51J
3/ Sen. @tedcruz did not respond to either question. #MuellerReport bit.ly/2Wjn51J
4/ @replouiegohmert did not respond to either question. #MuellerReport bit.ly/2Wjn51J
5/ Rep. @DanCrenshawTX said he has read the #MuellerReport. He also said "It’s time for Congress to start governing instead of pursuing endless partisan investigations that fulfill their political wishes." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
6/ Rep. @VanTaylorTX said he has read the #MuellerReport. He does not think the report warrants any legislative action. bit.ly/2Wjn51J
7/ @RepRatcliffe said he has read the #MuellerReport. He said prior to the report, he has supported developing legislative efforts to bolster election security and counter potential interference in elections. bit.ly/2Wjn51J
8/ @RepLanceGooden did not respond to either question. bit.ly/2Wjn51J #MuellerReport
9/ @RepRonWright did not respond to our question on whether or not he had read the #MuellerReport. Regarding the question of legislative action, Wright said: "...It’s time for Democrats to move on and work with the President and for the American people..." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
10/ @RepFletcher said she read the #MuellerReport. She is calling for legislative action to "to secure our elections, protect the integrity of our democratic process from foreign interference, and make sure that every vote counts." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
11/ @RepKevinBrady did not respond to our question on whether or not he had read the #MuellerReport. Asked about legislative action, he said: "...It’s time for Democrats to accept the results of the 2016 election..." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
12/ @RepAlGreen said he read the #MuellerReport. He continues to support impeachment. bit.ly/2Wjn51J
13/ @RepMcCaul said: "I am currently in the process of reviewing the Mueller Report and my staff has comprehensively reviewed and briefed me on the intricacies of the report."

He calls for improving cybersecurity capabilities.

14/ Rep. @ConawayTX11 said he has read the #MuellerReport. He did not respond to our second question. bit.ly/2Wjn51J
15/ @RepKayGranger did not respond to our questions. bit.ly/2Wjn51J
16/ Rep @MacThornberry declined to comment. bit.ly/2Wjn51J #MuellerReport
17/ @TXRandy14 did not answer our question regarding whether or not he had read the #MuellerReport. Regarding legislative action, he said: “There is no question: we need to move forward from Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation..." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
18/ @RepGonzalez did not respond to request for comment. bit.ly/2Wjn51J
19/ @RepEscobar said she read the #MuellerReport.

She says "Congress has the responsibility to hold the President accountable for obstruction of justice..." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
20/ @RepBillFlores said he did read the #MuellerReport.

He added: "Congress should investigate the reasons that the investigation was started in the first place – e.g., was it started because of a non-verified, political opposition document?" bit.ly/2Wjn51J
21/ Rep @JacksonLeeTX18 said she did read the #MuellerReport.

She has introduced a "Resolution of Investigation" to determine...
+ If the president has committed wrong doing
+ And to see if impeachment is warranted. bit.ly/2Wjn51J
22/ Rep @JodeyArrington said he did read the #MuellerReport.

He said: "The President did not commit a crime of collusion or obstruction; the real collusion happened between senior officials at the DOJ and FBI..."

23/ Rep @JoaquinCastrotx said he did read the #MuellerReport.

He said: "I believe the President obstructed justice and Congress should open an impeachment inquiry." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
24/ Rep. @chiproytx said he did read the #MuellerReport.

"Along with many of my colleagues, I believe it may be warranted to pass legislation to ensure the integrity of elections." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
25/ @RepPeteOlson said he did read the #MuellerReport.

"After reading the report, I do not believe further legislative action is needed." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
26/ @HurdOnTheHill said he did read the #MuellerReport.

"I hope that I get the chance to ask Robert Mueller some questions as a member of the House Intelligence Committee." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
27/ @RepKenMarchant: “I have reviewed the report and agree with the determinations made by Attorney General Barr and the Justice Department."

He said he would be open to working on legislation to keep elections "free of foreign influence." bit.ly/2Wjn51J #MuellerReport
28/ @RepRWilliams said he read the #MuellerReport. He said no legislative action is needed. bit.ly/2Wjn51J
29/ @michaelcburgess said he read the #MuellerReport.

"This case is closed and Congress needs to move on."

30/ Rep. @MichaelJCloud did not respond. #MuellerReport
31/ @RepCuellar declined to comment. #MuellerReport
32/ @LaCongresista said she read the report.

She "believes Congress must continue the investigative process into the allegations of corruption and obstruction of justice by the President." #MuellerReport bit.ly/2Wjn51J
33/ @RepEBJ has "read quite a bit of the report and is still making her way through the remainder. She has been briefed on some of its key findings..."

She says our response should be to "...strengthen our election systems to prevent a repeat of 2016..." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
34/ @JudgeCarter said: "I’ve seen the Mueller report."

"...many are completely ignoring the fact that a foreign government circumvented our democratic process, eroding confidence in our election system. Congress needs to focus on fixing this issue..." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
35/ @RepColinAllred said he read the #MuellerReport.

He added: "...we must move to close loopholes and strengthen election security laws to prevent foreign interference..." bit.ly/2Wjn51J
38/ @RepLloydDoggett: "I read enough to understand that what Mueller thought he could not do, Congress can no longer avoid."

He added: "Time to immediately begin an impeachment inquiry.”

bit.ly/2Wjn51J #MuellerReport
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