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Booker tweets out searchable version of Mueller report to counter White House

Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerDangerously fast slaughter speeds are putting animals, people at greater risk during COVID-19 crisis Senate Democrats reelect Schumer as leader by acclamation  Hill associations push for more diversity in lawmakers' staffs MORE (D-N.J.) tweeted out a searchable version of 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’s findings on Thursday, suggesting the Department of Justice intentionally made it "harder" for the public to read the more than 400-page report.

“The Trump administration posted an unsearchable pdf of the Mueller report so it would be harder for you to read,” the Democratic presidential candidate posted Thursday, in reference to the report the Justice Department made available at 11 a.m. Thursday. “We made it easier. Here’s a searchable version.”

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The Justice Department issued the partially redacted report on Thursday following a press conference by Attorney General William BarrBill BarrNew DOJ rule could allow executions by electrocution, firing squad Clyburn: Biden falling short on naming Black figures to top posts Five federal inmates scheduled for execution before Inauguration Day MORE, who defended President TrumpDonald John TrumpPennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down GOP bid to stop election certification Biden looks to career officials to restore trust, morale in government agencies Sunday shows preview: US health officials brace for post-holiday COVID-19 surge MORE over the portion of the Mueller probe focusing on obstruction of justice.

Between the press conference and the release of the full report, Booker tweeted from his campaign account: “The American people deserve the truth. Not spin from a Trump appointee. Release Mueller's full report now.”

Booker also addressed Barr’s press conference from his Senate Twitter account, posting: “Yet again Attorney General Barr has tried to spin the Mueller report before providing the actual report or the evidence underlying it. This is undermining the independence of this entire process.”