Robert Mueller is completing his investigation, and Attorney General William Barr could make an announcement on Mueller’s report as soon as next week.
The Mueller Investigation Is Almost Done
Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce as early as next week the completion of Robert Mueller‘s Russia investigation, with plans for Barr to submit to Congress soon after a summary of Mueller’s confidential report, according to people familiar with the plans.
The preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost two-year investigation.
The precise timing of the announcement is subject to change.
Will The Mueller Report Be Released To Congress And The Public?
The special counsel rules do not require that the report is released to Congress or the public. Justice Department officials could redact large portions of the report, or decide not to release any of it at all.
If the DOJ refuses to release the report, expect House Democrats to use every possible method to get the report. Attorney General William Barr has refused to commit to releasing the report, and if he refuses to do so, it will set off a political firestorm that will put the country on its ear.
Mueller is almost done, but the political battle over informing the American people of his findings is just getting started.
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