Attorney General William Barr is defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation, saying the confidential document contains sensitive grand jury material that prevented it from being immediately released to the public.
The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions.
Special counsel Robert Mueller had two key questions before him: Did the Trump campaign collude with the Russian government during the 2016 election, and did President Donald Trump commit obstruction of justice? On the collusion question, Mueller provided an unambiguous "no." But on obstruction, he punted.
Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) released a statement on Sunday regarding Attorney General Barr’s summary of the Mueller report. The Mueller report was released on Friday, with no further indictments and no charges of collusion. On Sunday, Barr released his summary of the report in advance of any decision on what portion of the report can be made public.