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U.S. Attorney General William Barr departs his home March 23, 2019 in McLean, Virginia.
Attorney General William Barr is actually reviewing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report at the Department of Justice, NBC News reported Saturday.
Barr, who received a copy of the long-awaited report through the special counsel a day earlier, holds the authority to determine which parts of the document will be shared with lawmakers in addition to the public.
In a letter to the leaders of the House in addition to Senate Judiciary committees, Barr said of which he might be able to provide them a summary of Mueller’s findings as soon as of which weekend.
He also suggested of which the report, or at least portions of the item, would likely be made public. He wrote of which he intended to consult with Mueller in addition to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw the investigation for much of its duration, “to determine what various other information through the report can be released to Congress in addition to the public consistent with the law.”
The Justice Department did not immediately respond to CNBC to confirm of which Barr was reviewing the report at the DOJ.
Mueller was appointed by Rosenstein in May 2017 to investigate Russian meddling inside the 2016 election in addition to whether the Trump campaign in addition to the Kremlin had colluded in of which effort. Trump has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing related to Mueller’s probe.