ARIZONA NEWS

Martha McSally ‘absolutely’ backs release of Mueller report

Mar 25, 2019, 5:27 PM

PHOENIX – U.S. Sen. Martha McSally of Arizona said Monday she “absolutely” thinks the Mueller report on Russian election meddling should be made public.

“We’ve got to move on and move forward in a way that kind of heals and puts it behind us, and I think transparency will really help with that,” the Republican told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Mac & Gaydos on Monday.

Special counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report to Attorney General William Barr on Friday.

On Sunday, Barr released a four-page summary that said Mueller didn’t find evidence that President Donald Trump colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election.

According to Barr’s summary, Mueller also investigated whether Trump obstructed justice but didn’t come to any conclusion. However, Barr said he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein determined that the evidence was insufficient to prosecute an obstruction offense.

“It has been a long two years; this has divided our country,” McSally said. “I think to the maximum possible it needs to be fully transparent so that American people can move on.”

McSally said she hopes the Democrats in Congress can turn their attention elsewhere now that Mueller’s investigation has been completed.

“It’s time for us to really focus on the things that matter to the people I represent,” McSally said, citing border issues, military, health care and education.

Lifetime Windows & Doors

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

(Piqsels Photo)...
KTAR.com

Mesa man sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexual conduct with a minor

A Mesa man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to having sexual conduct with a minor, authorities said.
23 hours ago
Deborah Sciortino...
KTAR.com

Silver Alert issued for 67-year-old woman last seen in Mesa

A Silver Alert was issued Friday evening for a 67-year-old woman last seen in Mesa, authorities said.
23 hours ago
(Pexels Photo)...
Associated Press

Arizona officials halt fish stockings from largest state hatchery amid bacterial outbreak

Arizona officials have halted all fish stockings from the largest state-run hatchery because of a bacterial outbreak among its trout.
23 hours ago
(Pexels Photo)...
Associated Press

Federal judge: Arizona violates prisoners’ rights with poor care

A judge ruled Arizona has been violating the constitutional rights of incarcerated people in state-run prisons by providing them with inadequate medical and mental health care, saying the state has known about the problem for years but refused to correct its failures.
23 hours ago
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Facebook Photo)...
KTAR.com

Arizona Sens. Karen Fann, Kelly Townsend subpoenaed by DOJ over Jan. 6 insurrection

Republican Arizona Sens. Karen Fann and Kelly Townsend have been subpoenaed by the Department of Justice regarding a probe into alleged actions by former President Donald Trump's campaign surrounding the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
23 hours ago
A WWII ear landing craft used to transport troops or tanks was revealed on the shoreline near the L...
Associated Press

World War II-era boat emerges from shrinking Lake Mead

A sunken boat dating back to World War II is the latest object to emerge from a shrinking reservoir that straddles Nevada and Arizona.
23 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

(Courtesy Condor)...
Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines shows passion for destinations from Sky Harbor with new-look aircraft

Condor Airlines brings passion to each flight and connects people to their dream destinations throughout the world.
...
Christina O’Haver

BE FAST to spot a stroke

Every 40 seconds—that’s how often someone has a stroke in the United States. It’s the fifth leading cause of death among Americans, with someone dying of a stroke every 3.5 minutes.
...
Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

ADHS mobile program brings COVID-19 vaccines and boosters to Arizonans

The Arizona Department of Health Services and partner agencies are providing even more widespread availability by making COVID-19 vaccines available in neighborhoods through trusted community partners.
Martha McSally ‘absolutely’ backs release of Mueller report