WATCH: Attorney General Barr Speaks Before Releasing Mueller Report

Mueller report: Read William Barr's opening statement ahead of his Senate testimony

U.S. Attorney General William Barr is set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning. 

Here is the opening statement he plans to read to the committee. The statement was released Tuesday night.

The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room is prepared for Attorney General William Barr who will face lawmakers' questions Wednesday for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
Photo:  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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