Mueller report expected to be released in full next month: U.S. attorney general
Congress could get a chance to see Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s report within weeks.
In a letter to lawmakers Friday, U.S. attorney general William Barr said he expects the report to be released in mid-April, if not sooner, after necessary redactions have been completed.
He said Mueller’s full report into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is nearly 400 pages long.
Barr released a four-page summary of Mueller’s findings on Sunday, saying Mueller found the Trump campaign did not collude with the Russian government.
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Barr said Mueller chose not to make a determination on whether Donald Trump’s actions constituted obstruction of justice, leaving that in the hands of the attorney general.
The summary quotes Mueller as saying that “while this report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him.”
The attorney general and his deputy found the evidence Mueller presented was insufficient.
Trump is calling the result of the Mueller probe an exoneration and said he supports the release of the report. He spoke out against what he called the “collusion delusion” at a rally Thursday night in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Democrats are itching to get the full report to draw their own conclusions and have also asked Barr to testify on the topic.
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In his letter, Barr said he was available to appear before the Senate and House Judiciary Committees on May 1 and 2.
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