Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) on Tuesday evening called on Attorney General William Barr to resign over reports that special counsel Robert Mueller expressed frustration to Barr over his description of Mueller’s findings.

“For anyone out there who still doubted it, Mueller’s letter shows that Attorney General Barr has always been the chief propagandist for President Trump,” Van Hollen tweeted. “His four page letter totally misled Congress and the public. He should resign immediately.”

{mosads}According to The Washington Post, Mueller wrote in a letter to Barr that the attorney general’s four-page summary, which said Mueller found no evidence of coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia and could not reach a conclusion on obstruction of justice, did not fully capture “the context, nature, and substance of this office’s work and 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,” Mueller wrote, according to the Post.

During Barr’s April 10 Senate testimony, Van Hollen asked Barr whether Mueller supported his conclusions. “I don’t know whether Bob Mueller supported my conclusion,” Barr replied.

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) responded to the report by calling on Barr to bring the March 27 letter from Mueller to a Senate hearing Wednesday. “In light of Mueller’s letter, the misleading nature of Barr’s 4/10 testimony & 4/18 press conference is even more glaring,” Schumer tweeted. “Barr must bring the letter with him when he testifies in the Senate tomorrow.”

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