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William Barr is defending his handling of the special counsel report on election interference in testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. He says he kept the promises he made to lawmakers.
Attorney General William Barr is sworn in before testifying at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Source: Mandel Ngan

Updated at 11:05 a.m. ET

Attorney General William Barr is defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's report in his testimony Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

In a written statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Barr says he has kept the promises he made during his confirmation hearing to allow Mueller to finish his work without interference and share his report with Congress and the public.

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