US Attorney General William Barr testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

US Attorney General William Barr says ‘spying did occur’ in probe of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign

  • The real question, Barr says, is whether officials had proper legal justification to open such an investigation
  • He says review of issue may result in scrutiny of senior FBI officials’ conduct
Topic |   Trump-Russia collusion investigations

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US Attorney General William Barr testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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US Attorney General William Barr appears before the House Appropriations Committee's Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

US Attorney General William Barr tells Congress he will release redacted report by Robert Mueller within a week

  • In first public appearance since receiving special counsel’s report on Trump-Russia investigation, Barr defends his four-page summary of the findings
  • The nearly 400-page document is being scoured to remove grand jury information and details relating to pending investigations
Topic |   Trump-Russia collusion investigations

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US Attorney General William Barr appears before the House Appropriations Committee's Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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