Attorney general questioned about Mueller report on the Hill

Members of Congress pressed Attorney General William Barr about his handling of the 400-page report.
1:47 | 04/09/19

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Questions and criticism were almost immediately I want to address a serious oversight matters your unacceptable. Handling. A special counsel Robert Muller's report. Attorney general William bar facing members of congress for the first time since special counsel Robert Mueller concluded his investigation into election meddling by Russia and possible collusion by the trump campaign I believe the American people deserve. To see the full report card telling the house Appropriations Subcommittee he won't release of redacted version of the full report within a week. I do think it's important that the public had an opportunity. Two to learn the results of these the special counsel's work Carr also addressing scrutiny over the four page letter he released outlining his main conclusions from Muller's nearly 400 page report all we have this youthful a page summary. Which seems to cherry pick from the report. To draw the most favorable conclusion possible for the president the attorney general defending his decision to release that letter instead of summaries written by the special counsel I think. Any summary regardless of who prepares it not only runs the risk being under inclusive for over inclusive. But also you know would trigger a lot of discussion and analysis. That really should await everything coming out at once and I tried to use. As much of the special counsels on languages like hood. They were just stating the bottom line conclusions. Of collusion or snow obstruction. Over darn well letter the letter speaks for itself. Anbar will be back here on Capitol Hill tomorrow and says answer more questions from congress next month after the formal reports that released. RC Gonzales ABC news Capitol Hill.

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