Nadler: Barr 'must answer' for Mueller's objections to letter on probe's findings

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerBy questioning Barr, Democrats unmasked their policy of betrayal Chris Wallace: Barr hearing 'an embarrassment' for Democrats: 'Just wanted to excoriate him' Apple posts blowout third quarter MORE (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday said Attorney General William BarrBill BarrTrump administration awarding M in housing grants to human trafficking survivors Trump stokes conspiracy about Epstein death, stands by wishes for Ghislaine Maxwell Democrats' silence on our summer of violence is a tactical blunder MORE "must answer" for reports that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE objected to Barr's summarization of the conclusions in the investigation into Russia's election interference.

Nadler's comment comes after The Washington Post reported that Mueller sent Barr a letter in late March expressing concern that Barr did not "fully capture the context, nature, and substance" of the special counsel's probe.

"I have demanded the letter & Barr must answer for this. Mueller must be allowed to testify," Nadler tweeted shortly after the Post published its report, which comes two days before Barr is slated to testify before Congress.

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Mueller reportedly sent the letter to Barr on March 27, shortly after the attorney general sent a memo to lawmakers stating the special counsel didn't find evidence of coordination between President TrumpDonald John TrumpMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Trump camp considering White House South Lawn for convention speech: reports Longtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary MORE's 2016 campaign and Russia.

In the letter, Mueller reportedly argues that Barr “did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance of this office’s work and conclusions" in his description of the report's conclusions.

“There is now public confusion about critical aspects of the results of our investigation. This threatens to undermine a central purpose for which the Department appointed the Special Counsel: to assure full public confidence in the outcome of the investigations,” he wrote, according to the letter obtained by The Washington Post, which called on Barr to release the introductions and executive summaries in the report.

Top Democrats have been highly critical of Barr’s handling of the Mueller report, which was more than 400 pages, alleging he was highly partisan while presenting the findings of the investigation.

Nadler issued a formal request for Mueller to testify earlier this month, echoing the calls of Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiNegotiators hit gas on coronavirus talks as frustration mounts Hillicon Valley: NSA warns of new security threats | Teen accused of Twitter hack pleads not guilty | Experts warn of mail-in voting misinformation Schiff, Khanna call for free masks for all Americans in coronavirus aid package MORE (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerSchiff, Khanna call for free masks for all Americans in coronavirus aid package Meadows: 'I'm not optimistic there will be a solution in the very near term' on coronavirus package Biden calls on Trump, Congress to enact an emergency housing program MORE (D-N.Y.).

Barr is scheduled to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, but it remains unclear whether he will show up due to objections over Democrats' call to allow for a half hour of questioning from committee lawyers in addition to being grilled by the panel’s lawmakers.