A key Republican lawmaker said Democrats demanding the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's entire report will be disappointed by Attorney General William Barr
"I know that the Democrats are saying we want everything, but the law doesn't provide for that. In fact, it says the opposite, "Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, said Sunday morning during an interview on Fox News. "And I very much doubt that Bill Barr is going to turn over classified material or material subject to executive privilege, most importantly, grand jury testimonies that Bob Mueller has received that did not result in charges against anyone." "Barbar is not going to be" of the Justice Department, note that FBI Director James Comey has been in the process of handling the Hillary Clinton emails investigation "which has fired him and had Democrats complaining back then." to repeat those mistakes, so he will be as transparent as the law will allow and as the regulations provide, and the Democrats should respect that, "Ratcliffe added.
Ratcliffe is a member of both the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committee and is a former federal prosecutor. He is also one of the few lawmakers to see sensitive documents that other lawmakers have and were involved in a task force last year seeking out potential bias within the Justice Department and FBI.
His prediction is for democrats, who are demanding the full release of Mueller's report. On CNN, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, DN.Y., vowed to take issue subpoenas and take the fight all the way to the Supreme Court if necessary.
Ratcliffe's insight could also be frustrating for fellow Republicans who want to take
Ratcliffe also told "Sunday Morning Futures" anchor Maria Bartiromo that he expects Barr to provide Congress with the special counsel's "principal conclusions" within The next couple of hours
Both Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein were spotted at the Justice Department late Sunday morning. Meanwhile, President Trump is in Florida this weekend, and according to White House spokesman Hogan Gidley, the White House has not yet been briefed on the Mueller report.