Trump says it is 'totally up to' Bill Barr to make Mueller's report public
President Donald Trump. (AFP / Mandel Ngan)

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the decision whether to release special counsel Robert Mueller's report will be made by his new attorney general.

"That'll be totally up to the new attorney general. He's a tremendous man, a tremendous person who really respects this country and respects the Justice Department," Trump told reporters in the Oval Office.

CNN reported Wednesday Barr is preparing to receive special counsel Robert Mueller's report as early as next week.