FBI director says he hasn't read the Mueller report

FBI Director Christopher Wray told lawmakers Thursday that he has not read special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTrump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts House impeachment hearings: The witch hunt continues Speier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump MORE’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.

“Have you had an occasion to read the Mueller report?” Rep. Charlie CristCharles (Charlie) Joseph CristRepublicans disavow GOP candidate who said 'we should hang' Omar The Hill's Morning Report — Trump's new controversy Florida Rep. Charlie Crist endorses Biden MORE (D-Fla.) asked Wray during a hearing on the FBI’s budget request for fiscal 2020.

“I have not,” Wray replied.

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Mueller delivered the confidential report concluding his 22-month investigation to Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrHillicon Valley: Pelosi works to remove legal protections for tech companies from USMCA | Treasury sanctions Russian group over 0 million hack | Facebook sues Chinese individuals for ad fraud | Huawei takes legal action against FCC Biden gets in testy exchange in Iowa: 'You're a damn liar' Huawei to sue US over new FCC restrictions MORE two weeks ago. The report’s contents have remained closely held within the Justice Department as officials review it for public release.

The FBI is part of the Justice Department, and Mueller's team was assisted by more than three dozen agents from the bureau. 

In a four-page letter to Congress on March 24, Barr revealed that Mueller did not charge anyone associated with President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrumps light 97th annual National Christmas Tree Trump to hold campaign rally in Michigan 'Don't mess with Mama': Pelosi's daughter tweets support following press conference comments MORE’s campaign with conspiring with the Russian government to meddle in the election. Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinRosenstein, Sessions discussed firing Comey in late 2016 or early 2017: FBI notes Justice Dept releases another round of summaries from Mueller probe Judge rules former WH counsel McGahn must testify under subpoena MORE also concluded after reviewing Mueller’s report that there was not sufficient evidence to accuse Trump of an obstruction of justice offense, despite the special counsel not making a judgment one way or another.

House Democrats are pressuring Barr to release Mueller’s report in its entirety, without any redactions. Barr has indicated he plans to restrict details that could impact ongoing investigations, grand jury information, classified material and “information that would unduly infringe on the personal privacy and reputational interests of peripheral third parties.”

Barr has said he expects to have a public version of the report prepared by mid-April, if not sooner.

On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to authorize its chairman to subpoena the report as well as the underlying evidence associated with it. It's unclear whether or when Judiciary Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerTurley: Democrats offering passion over proof in Trump impeachment GOP lawmaker: 'Amazing' Democrats would ask if Founding Fathers would back Trump impeachment Trump asks if Democrats 'love our country' amid ongoing impeachment hearing MORE (D-N.Y.) might issue the subpoena