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Washington, D.C. —Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the statement below in response to the Department of Justice’s release of a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on findings from his investigation into foreign interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and obstruction of justice:

“Along with many other serious concerns this redacted report raises, it is clear there are tremendous discrepancies between what Attorney General Barr said about the Special Counsel’s findings and what the Special Counsel actually wrote on issues as important as obstruction of justice.

“I have said from the beginning that the American people deserve full transparency about Russia’s confirmed efforts to interfere in our elections, as well as about any attempts to cover that up or obstruct investigations into their efforts.

“This means Congress must be able to review the report in full and be able to continue to thoroughly investigate the many questions it raises—including having Special Counsel Mueller testify before both the Senate and the House.”