Aides to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerWhy are we permitting federal child abuse at our border? Trump knocks Mueller after deal struck for him to testify House Democrats request briefing on Epstein, Acosta MORE (D-N.Y.) say the congressman has privately voiced support for impeachment proceedings against President TrumpDonald John TrumpLiz Cheney: ‘Send her back’ chant ‘inappropriate’ but not about race, gender Booker: Trump is ‘worse than a racist’ Top Democrat insists country hasn’t moved on from Mueller MOREthe Washington Post reported Sunday. 

Nadler has not publicly come forward with supporting impeachment inquiries into Trump, despite mounting pressure from within his own party. 

On “Fox News Sunday” Nadler said he believes former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTop Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have ‘no choice’ but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump MORE‘s report “presents very substantial evidence that the president is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors.” 

“The administration must be held accountable,” he said.

Nadler, however, stopped short of publicly calling for an impeachment inquiry. 

His comments come days ahead of Mueller’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee. 

There are currently 87 House Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry, according to The Hill’s whip list.

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The Hill has reached out to Nadler’s office for comment. 

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrats should rise above and unify against Trump’s tweets 10 questions for Robert Mueller Ocasio-Cortez tears into Trump’s immigration agenda: ‘It’s about ethnicity and racism’ MORE (D-Calif.) has said House Democrats will not proceed with an impeachment inquiry at this time. 

Mueller will testify Wednesday in a three-hour hearing before the House Judiciary Committee and two-hour hearing before the House Intelligence Committee regarding allegations of Trump’s obstruction of justice outlined in his more-than-400-page long report. 

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