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What happens after Robert Mueller delivers his report? Congress braces for legal and political...

"This is going to be a legal battle," Collins said. After two years of anticipation, Collins said he expects a report that will reveal no wrongdoing by Trump. "I also believe it is very important that the public and Congress be informed of the results of the special counsel's work," Barr told senators at his confirmation hearing in January. Barr said the Justice Department should not release "derogatory" information about people who are not charged with crimes. One reason is that some of the information is protected by other federal laws. "The Justice Department cannot now maintain a different policy," Schiff said. Both of the top lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee said it's important that Congress obtain Mueller's report. Udolf cautioned against lawmakers wading into grand jury evidence because prosecutors should be trusted to do their jobs. Six House chairmen of committees wrote to Barr on Feb. 22 saying there is significant public interest in full disclosure of information “about the nature and scope of the Russian government’s efforts to undermine our democracy.” “We write to you to express, in the strongest possible terms, our expectation that the Department of Justice will release to the public the report Special Counsel Mueller submits to you – without delay and to the maximum extent permitted by law,” the chairmen said. Mueller's office is still fighting two legal challenges over its attempts to gain evidence that prosecutors said was important to their investigation.