House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) slammed Attorney General Bill Barr for playing politics with the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.
President Donald Trump revealed on Wednesday that Barr would hold a 9:30 a.m. EST press conference on the Mueller report.
Nadler revealed that the report would not be publicly released until Thursday afternoon.
"So why is the AG holding a press conference tomorrow morning to go over the Mueller report?" Nadler wondered.
"I’m deeply troubled by reports that the [White House] is being briefed on the Mueller report ahead of its release," Nadler said.
"Now, DOJ is informing us we will not receive the report until around 11/12 tomorrow afternoon — AFTER Barr’s press conference. This is wrong," Nadler wrote.
I’m deeply troubled by reports that the WH is being briefed on the Mueller report AHEAD of its release. Now, DOJ is… https://t.co/YT2L1L8LmA— Rep. Nadler (@Rep. Nadler) 1555539437.0