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House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.). Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler is pushing Attorney General William Barr to release the full and long-awaited report from special counsel Robert Mueller, adding he will "do everything in our power to secure it for ourselves."

Why it matters: In a New York Times op-ed on Monday, the New York Democrat said Barr's letter raises more questions than answers and reasons that Congress wants to make it easier for future presidents to be held accountable.

"We have every reason to suspect that the unedited obstruction section of the Mueller report resembles the report that Congress received from the Watergate grand jury in 1974."
— Nadler writes

What to watch: Nadler also announced Monday that the committee will vote to reauthorize subpoenas for the release of the Mueller report on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reports. The vote comes after the committee rejected Barr's announcement of handing over a redacted copy by mid-April.

Ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) responded to the Democrats intent to subpoena the Mueller report:

"It’s unfortunate that a body meant to uphold the law has grown so desperate that it’s patently misrepresenting the law, even as the attorney general has already demonstrated transparency above and beyond what is required.”

Go deeper: 29% of Americans believe Mueller has cleared Trump of wrongdoing

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Axios-Ipsos poll: Trust in federal coronavirus response surges

Data: Axios/Ipsos survey; Chart: Danielle Alberti/Axios

Trust surged in the federal government since President Biden's inauguration when it comes to COVID-19 — but that's almost entirely because of Democrats gaining confidence, according to the latest installment of the Axios/Ipsos Coronavirus Index.

The big picture: Americans reported the biggest improvement in their mental and emotional health since our survey began last March, and the highest trust levels since April about the federal government providing them accurate virus information and looking out for their best interests.

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McConnell drops filibuster demand, paving way for power-sharing deal

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (R) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell attend a joint session of Congress. Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has abandoned his demand that Democrats state, in writing, that they would not abandon the legislative filibuster.

Between the lines: McConnell was never going to agree to a 50-50 power sharing deal without putting up a fight over keeping the 60-vote threshold. But the minority leader ultimately caved after it became clear that delaying the organizing resolution was no longer feasible.

8 hours ago - Technology

Scoop: Google won't donate to members of Congress who voted against election results

Sen. Ted Cruz led the group of Republicans who opposed certifying the results. Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Google will not make contributions from its political action committee this cycle to any member of Congress who voted against certifying the results of the presidential election, following the deadly Capitol riot.

Why it matters: Several major businesses paused or pulled political donations following the events of Jan. 6, when pro-Trump rioters, riled up by former President Trump, stormed the Capitol on the day it was to certify the election results.