For nearly two years there has been constant speculation about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
Finally, the investigation is complete and Mueller’s report is in the hands of the Attorney General.
Washington was awash in rumors all day Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation was complete and that the report was about to be delivered to the Justice Department.
President Trump speculated on the timing of the report’s release before leaving for a weekend trip to Florida. “So we’ll see what happens, its going to be interesting, we’ll see what happens,” said the President.
Then, with suspense building, minutes before 5:00 p.m., confirmation.
The report detailing the investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Election is now in the hands of Attorney General William Barr.
Barr wasted no time alerting congress sending this letter to leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees. In it, Barr wrote, “The special counsel has submitted to me today a confidential report explaining the prosecution or declination decisions he has reached.”
The letter did not detail the report’s findings. Lawmakers have demanded the report be made public.
Barr says he may have them for lawmakers before Monday, writing “I may be in a position to advise you of the special counsel’s principal conclusions as soon as this weekend.”
House Democrats have suggested they could supbonea mueller to testify about his findings. However hearings on the report have not yet been scheduled.
The house last week voted unanimously for the report to be made public in its entirety. Barr has said he hopes to release as much of the report as he can.