Attorney General William BarrBill BarrThe Hill's Morning Report - US warns Kremlin, weighs more troops to Europe Jan. 6 committee chair says panel spoke to William Barr William Barr's memoir set for release in early March 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) MuellerAn unquestioning press promotes Rep. Adam Schiff's book based on Russia fiction Senate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG 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.
Read Barr's prepared remarks ahead of his testimony before the Senate panel here.