AG Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report After Democrats Accuse Him of ‘Cover Up’
AG William Barr
Attorney General Bill Barr on Thursday defended his handling of Mueller’s report after rabid Democrats accused him of a cover up for taking some time to redact sensitive grand jury information prior to releasing it to the public.
The Democrats and their stenographers in the media were stunned when Attorney General Bill Barr released a 4-page summary of Mueller’s “principal conclusions” on the Russia investigation and concluded that Trump did not conspire with the Kremlin during the 2016 election.
Conspiracy theories began to fly and the deranged Democrat-media complex accused Bill Barr of covering up Trump’s crimes — even though Mueller concluded his investigation with no new indictments.
According to a Deep State leak Wednesday, Mueller’s team of angry Democrats are frustrated because they say the special counsel’s report is more damaging than Barr revealed in his summary.
Bill Barr previously stated in a letter to Congress that he expects to release Mueller’s report with redactions by mid-April “if not sooner.”
“Given the extraordinary public interest in the matter, the Attorney General decided to release the report’s bottom-line findings and his conclusions immediately — without attempting to summarize the report — with the understanding that the report itself would be released after the redaction process,” the Justice Department statement said.
The statement from the DOJ also said that every page of Mueller’s report was marked that it may contain grand jury material “and therefore could not immediately be released.” – AP reported.
Bill Barr is actually working with the special counsel on redactions, but the Democrats and their media sycophants are so paranoid that some are actually claiming Barr is unilaterally making the redactions to protect Trump.
Barr is redacting people’s names who were not indicted — the law protects people named in the report who have not been indicted — especially if it’s grand jury material.
“It’s a crime to release grand jury material without the approval of the courts and it’s even a crime to release it to Congress without the approval of the courts,” former Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said.