Attorney General William Barr Hopes To Release Mueller’s Report With Redactions By Next Week
By CBS News // April 9, 2019
report will include redactions that are color-coded
ABOVE VIDEO: AG William Barr testifies before congress for first time since receiving Mueller report.
(CBS NEWS) – Attorney General William Barr hopes to release special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, with redactions, “within a week,” he told members of a House Appropriations subcommittee Tuesday.
Barr had said he expects to release the full report by mid-April, after releasing a four-page summary of Mueller’s report that Democrats deemed unsatisfactory.
The attorney general, however, is reluctant to get into details of the report, and he’s on Capitol Hill ostensibly to testify about the Justice Department’s budget.
Here’s what the public has learned so far in the hearing:
– Barr says he met with Mueller on March 5, so the “thinking” of the special counsel wasn’t a mystery to him when he received the report to summarize it;
– The report will include redactions that are color-coded, to indicate the reason the information was redacted;
– Barr declined to say whether he has briefed the White House on the report or allowed the White House to see any of the report;
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