Interim AG: The Mueller Report Is Almost Ready...Part LIV

Attorney general nominee William Barr responded on Jan. 27 to written questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee

Special counsel Robert Mueller's almost two-year-long investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign team and Moscow officials, will soon come to an end, the acting attorney general said Monday afternoon. But during the press conference, Whitaker also made news on the progress of the Mueller investigation.

Media outlets have reported that Mueller's office could be close to issuing a final report on his investigation.

The timing of Mueller's investigation had been a matter of intense speculation since months after it began in May 2017. "I am comfortable that the decisions that were made are going to reviewed either through the various means that we have", he told reporters.

Mueller has also charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking Democratic Party emails and 13 other Russians with engaging in an online campaign to influence United States voters in the 2016 election.

Manafort agreed to cooperate in the special counsel's investigation, but prosecutors allege he breached the deal in that case by lying.

'I hope that we can get the report...as soon as possible...'

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"This bipartisan legislation ensures that Congress and the American people have oversight of and insight into activities and findings of special counsel investigations under any administration", Grassley said. Trump has nominated William Barr to serve as the next attorney general.

Stone faces a Tuesday morning arraignment in federal court, where he is expected to plead not guilty to charges that he lied to lawmakers, engaged in witness tampering and obstructed a congressional investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

"I would not countenance changing the existing regulations for the goal of removing Special Counsel Mueller without good cause", Barr wrote to the senators.

On Friday, Mueller indicted Stone, a longtime Trump confidant, on seven charges, most of which were related to Stone's testimony to the House Intelligence Committee in 2017.

Now that he's been briefed as acting AG...well, he's still not endorsing Mueller's investigation.

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