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Watch live: Robert Mueller speaks on the Russia investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller is making his first public statement on the Russia investigation.

Mueller began speaking at the Justice Department at 8 a.m. PDT; he was not going take questions.

The statement comes amid demands for Mueller to testify on Capitol Hill about his findings and tension with Attorney General William Barr over the handling of his report.

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Mueller’s report into Russia meddling in the 2016 election did not find that Russia and the Trump campaign coordinated to sway the presidential election. It did not reach a conclusion on whether the president had obstructed justice.

Barr is currently in Alaska for work.