Trump: ‘Totally Up To The Attorney General’ Whether To Release Mueller Report Publicly

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President Donald Trump said Sunday that “it’s totally up to the attorney general” whether or not to release special counsel Robert Mueller’s report publicly when that report is completed.

Attorney general nominee William Barr was questioned extensively during a recent confirmation hearing on whether he would release Mueller’s report to the public. In a written response to a Senate questionnaire, Barr said that “Under existing Justice Department regulations, the Special Counsel’s report is to be ‘handled as a confidential document, as are internal documents relating to any federal criminal investigation.'”

“It’s totally up to the attorney general,” Trump told CBS “Face the Nation” host Margaret Brennan in an interview aired Sunday.

He added, asked if he “wouldn’t have a problem if it became public”: “It’s up to the attorney general. I don’t know, it depends. I have no idea what it’s going to say.”

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