April 18, 2019 5:33 pm

Mueller report’s ‘limited redactions’ cover 139 of 199 pages on Russian meddling, analysis shows

United States Attorney General William Barr told reporters in Washington Thursday morning that he was personally committed to the "greatest degree of transparency" when it comes to the Mueller Report.


Attorney General William Barr says the special counsel report released Thursday has only “limited redactions,” but that’s only true for part of the document.

An Associated Press analysis of the full report shows that nearly two-thirds of the section on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election has redactions. That’s 139 pages out of 199.

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Only 24 out of 182 pages in the report’s section on President Donald Trump’s possible obstruction are masked.

Altogether, the AP analysis shows that nearly 40% of the report’s 448 pages have redactions.

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Across the report’s narrative, blocks of black interrupt parts of Robert Mueller’s account.

Most often, the redactions mask a few paragraphs. In a few spots, they stretch for an entire page.

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