Representative Reed Calls Mueller Hearings “Political Theater”


VESTAL, NY (WSKG) — As former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified before Congress Wednesday, Republican Representative Tom Reed (NY-23) was on a conference call with reporters. Reed said Mueller’s testimony seemed to reiterate what Reed referred to as a thorough and extensive report.

FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2017 file photo, Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

“The assessment that this hearing is going to lead to some unknown piece of evidence that’s going to have a Matlock/Perry Mason type of moment is just not going to happen,” Reed explained.

He called the testimony “political theater.”

New York’s 23rd district which includes Ithaca and Elmira.