Judge Andrew Napolitano: Barr can't legally release the full Mueller report, and here's why

Source: Fox News

Judge Napolitano: Barr cannot legally release everything from Mueller report
Judge Napolitano: Barr cannot legally release everything from Mueller report

Judge Andrew Napolitano has weighed in on the forthcoming release of the Mueller report, providing a legal explanation for why it’s paramount that Attorney General William Barr keep some elements of the investigation private.

The Fox News senior judicial analyst made the case as Democrats are planning to subpoena the unredacted Mueller report, which will put the Attorney General in a position with several options.

“When the subpoena arrives, the Attorney General can ignore it. Knowing him, I don’t think he will,” Judge Nap said Tuesday morning on “Fox & Friends.”

“He will say ‘We’re not going to comply,’ or he will move to a federal judge to cross the subpoena and the whole thing will go from Congress to a federal judge.”

He added that under United States law, there are certain details of the report that Barr is prohibited from revealing, including details about individuals connected to the investigation who have…

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