March 24, 2019

Feinstein on Barr Summary of Mueller Report

Washington—Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on Attorney General Barr’s summary of Special Counsel Mueller’s report:

“Attorney General Barr’s 4-page summary of the Mueller report is inadequate and demonstrates why Congress needs to obtain the full report and underlying evidence.

“Mueller elected to describe the facts, leaving it to Attorney General Barr to decide whether the president committed a crime. However, months ahead of his nomination, Barr wrote a 19-page memo concluding the president couldn’t commit obstruction, so it’s no surprise he reached the same conclusion now.

“Congress must do its job and determine whether President Trump abused his authority and what next steps are appropriate. I plan to call on Attorney General Barr to provide the full report and underlying material to Congress so we can conduct proper oversight.”

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