READ: Barr's prepared remarks in testimony before Senate Judiciary panel

Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrBarr: Inspector general's report on alleged FISA abuses 'imminent' DOJ unveils program aimed at reducing gun violence Trump goes on tweeting offensive ahead of public impeachment hearing MORE will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, the first of two back-to-back hearings he will take part in on Capitol Hill this week.

Democrats are expected to grill the attorney general over his handling of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSpeier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump Gowdy: I '100 percent' still believe public congressional hearings are 'a circus' Comey: Mueller 'didn't succeed in his mission because there was inadequate transparency' MORE's investigation into Russia's election interference. Barr has come under fire over what some see as his mishandling of the long-awaited release of Mueller's report in April.

His testimony will also come a day after the bombshell revelation that Mueller had sent a letter to Barr expressing "frustration" over the attorney general's four-page memo sent to Congress, which detailed the findings of Mueller's probe.

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Read Barr's prepared remarks ahead of his testimony before the Senate panel here.

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