A Justice Department spokeswoman revealed Monday that a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller‘s Russia investigation report will be publicly released Thursday morning.

House Democrats have been pushing for the full report to unveiled since late last month, after Mueller revealed his key conclusions on the probe, which found insufficient evidence to show President Donald Trump‘s 2016 campaign colluded with Russia’s government. Attorney General William Barr sent Congress a four-page summary of the special counsel’s findings, but many Democrats quickly voiced dissatisfaction with the letter. Barr is now being accused of misrepresenting many of Mueller’s assessments and even of possibly siding with Trump, whom he exonerated of obstruction of justice. Barr suggested, without evidence, in his testimony earlier this month that the FBI may have spied on Trump’s 2016 campaign, something the president has seized on as true.

“I think spying did occur,” Barr told Congress. “The question is whether it was adequately predicated. I need to explore that.”

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Meanwhile, Trump on Monday renewed calls to “investigate” the “dirty cops” who launched the inquiry into his alleged collusion with Russia and accused Democrats like Hillary Clinton of conspiring with the country during the 2016 election. The president had previously questioned the “origins” of the investigation, although he appeared to mispronounce the word as “oranges” to the delight of many news outlets and late-night television hosts.


Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, reportedly urged his panel to invite Mueller to testify.

“It is Special Counsel Mueller who is best positioned to testify regarding the underlying facts and material in which you are so interested,” Collins wrote in a letter to Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), the committee’s chairman.


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