"I believe it is in the best interest of everyone - the President, Congress, and, most importantly, the American people - that this matter be resolved by allowing the Special Counsel to complete his work", Barr will say, according to the Associated Press, which obtained a copy of his prepared remarks.
In his written testimony, though, Barr said that his memo had been "narrow in scope" and that it addressed only "a specific obstruction-of-justice theory under a single statute that I thought, based on media reports, the Special Counsel might be considering".
"As Attorney General, my allegiance will be to the rule of law, the Constitution, and the American people, " Barr will say.
That Barr, completely unsolicited, sent a letter to the Department of Justice critical of Mueller's "Obstruction Theory" didn't help those concerns.More news: New Mustang Shelby GT500: the most powerful street-legal Ford ever made
"If confirmed, I will not permit partisan politics, personal interests, or any other improper consideration to interfere with this or any other investigation", Barr intends to say.
'I believe it is vitally important that the Special Counsel be allowed to complete his investigation, ' Barr said in prepared remarks released Monday.
The president was asked about Russia after the New York Times reported on Friday that law enforcement officials were so concerned about Trump's behavior after he fired James Comey as FBI director that they launched a counterintelligence investigation into whether he was acting as a Russian agent, either intentionally or unwittingly. "And, if you confirm me, that is how it will be".
Democrats have raised concerns about comments Barr has made about Mueller's probe, including an unsolicited memo he sent the Justice Department a year ago criticizing Mueller's inquiry into whether Trump sought to obstruct justice.More news: What are the options if Theresa May's Brexit deal is voted down?
However, he is expected to receive tough questions during two days of confirmation hearings before the Senate judiciary committee that start on Tuesday morning, including questions about why he wrote the memo and whether he will agree to make Mueller's findings public once the probe concludes.
Democrats expressed not just their concerns with Whitaker's lack of recusal, but with how the ethics process will work for William Barr - the former attorney general and President Trump's pick to replace Whitaker - if he's confirmed. He also called the probe into whether Trump obstructed justice 'fatally misconceived.' Rosenstein said it didn't have an impact on him.
Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec has said Barr wrote the memo on his own initiative and relying only on publicly available information. He will face questions about his views on Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russian Federation and the 2016 Trump presidential campaign.
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