Melber then asked if there's a chance that special counsel Robert Mueller punted the obstruction question because of the Department of Justice policy that a sitting President can not be indicted, and asked if Congress should have then tackled the obstruction question instead of Barr.
In a four page summary, Barr said the investigation found no proof that President Trump colluded with Russian Federation. That decision was left up to Barr, who, along with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, came to the conclusion that there was insufficient evidence of a crime.
While it remains very early, polling has suggested Warren has ground to make up in the race to become the 2020 Democratic nominee.
Democrats pounced on Barr's memo outlining his opinion given that the report had not been made public, and said they would continue investigating Trump and pushing for the Mueller report to be made public.
"Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there's something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don't think we should go down that path, because it divides the country", she toldthe Washington PostMagazine in a recent interview.
Yet, at the same time, she stressed that voters are far more interested in "the things that touch their lives every day" and not the Mueller report. Colbert asked. "I don't know", Warren replied, "but if we don't see it, then millions of people around this country are gonna keep asking, 'What's in it that nobody wants us to see?'"