Protecting the public’s right to know about the Special Counsel’s investigation

More than three quarters of Americans think the report on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into foreign influence in the 2016 presidential election should be released to the public.

Yet the regulations governing Mueller’s appointment do not require that the report be made available to anyone – whether Congress or the public. Instead, the regulations leave that decision to the Attorney General or Deputy Attorney General, whomever is overseeing the probe. To prevent interference or obstruction of justice, it is imperative that Congress ensures that Mueller’s final report and related documents see the light of day. More (PDF)

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