READ: Barr emphasizes Trump, DOJ transparency on Mueller report in letter to Congress

READ: Barr emphasizes Trump, DOJ transparency on Mueller report in letter to Congress
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Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrTrump social media order starts off on shaky legal ground The Department of Justice should step aside in the George Floyd case Valerie Jarrett to DOJ on George Floyd: 'We expect action, we expect justice' MORE wrote in a letter to Congress accompanying the redacted report from 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 Russia investigation that he decided to release the report publicly because "the public interest warrants as much transparency as possible."

He notes that the Department of Justice "clearly marked the redactions" made "based upon the reason for withholding the redacted information."

He also told Congress that because the White House "voluntarily cooperated" with the investigation, President TrumpDonald John TrumpDonald Trump and Joe Biden create different narratives for the election The hollowing out of the CDC Poll: Biden widens lead over Trump to 10 points MORE could have requested redactions of his own and chose not to.