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Barr vows to protect Mueller's Russia inquiry — as Trump denies being Russian agent

WASHINGTON - William Barr, President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, promised Monday to permit special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to "complete his investigation" into Russia's meddling in the 2016 campaign and vowed to be as transparent as possible in releasing the findings.

Barr's pledge, a day before he faces a Senate confirmation hearing, came as Trump became the first U.S. president to publicly deny that he secretly worked for Moscow against American interests, pouring scorn on media reports that raised fresh questions about his unusual conduct with Russian officials.

"I never worked for Russia," Trump told reporters indignantly outside the White House before flying to New Orleans for a

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