The Mueller report included many details about attempted meddling by Russian agents in the 2016 US presidential election, and possible obstruction of the special counsel's investigation by President Donald Trump.
Schiff said Republican leaders in the House "are willing to carry the president's water no matter how corrupt or unethical or dishonest the president's conduct may be".
"There is a point, though, at which that expectation turns from a mix of loyalty and pragmatism into something more sinister, a blind devotion that serves to enable criminal conduct".
It's true that Mueller found there wasn't enough evidence to support a charge that the Trump campaign engaged in a criminal conspiracy to collude with elements of the Russian government to manipulate the 2016 election, though the Mueller Report makes clear the campaign's behavior in that regard was far from virtuous.
Afterward, Mr Ledgett wrote a memo about the conversation and Mr Trump's request.
Republicans are united in defending the President in the wake of the report's release. The president and his allies say it exonerates him completely, while the Democrats and other critics of the president say it leaves the issue of impeachment up to the Congress.
"Let the process play itself out", he said on CNN's State of the Union program. Congressional panels are demanding the unredacted version of the Mueller report and its underlying material gathered from the investigation.
The hearing before the judiciary Committee of the house of representatives should on 7.
Trump's remarks follow Elizabeth Warren's recent call for impeachment proceedings against the president following the release of the report.
After Trump repeatedly brought up the Russian Federation investigation with his national intelligence director, "Coats said he finally told the President that Coats's job was to provide intelligence and not get involved in investigations", the report said. The president wanted White House Lawyer Don McGahn to fire Mueller, but McGahn knew that would be a mistake.
Attorney General William Barr has been continuously criticized over his attempts to protect President Trump since Mueller's verdict came out. The strength of the findings kicked off a struggle among Democrats over what to do now - show restraint and investigate, or try to impeach? Whether they will do so remains to be seen.
Julian Castro, former housing secretary under President Barack Obama and another 2020 contender, joined Ms Warren in backing the launch of impeachment proceedings.
Plenty of people close to him, including in his own family, interviewed with Mueller's team or were at least asked to appear.
"If we had confidence after a thorough investigation of the facts that the President clearly did not commit obstruction of justice, we would so state", the report states.
After Mueller's report was released, the most prominent of the Democratic freshmen, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY, signed on to Tlaib's resolution calling for an investigation into Trump's conduct and the question of whether it merits a formal charge in the House.