Barr: Mueller Report Out Within 1 Week; IG Report On Russia Inquiry This Summer

The attorney general says work is going well in redacting the special counsel's report about the Russian interference in the 2016 election — and DOJ has at least one other report coming too.
Attorney General William Barr arrives to testify about the Justice Department's FY 2020 budget request before a subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Source: Chip Somodevilla

Updated at 12:50 p.m. ET

Attorney General William Barr suggested on Tuesday he'd negotiate with leaders in Congress who want to see the secret evidence that underpins special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

Barr reaffirmed to members of the House Appropriations Committee that the first version of the report he plans to release — within one week, he said — would be redacted.

If the leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees want to see more, the attorney

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