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Reggie walton Judge Reggie Walton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in 2016. (Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM)

A federal judge on Wednesday largely upheld the Justice Department’s concealment of sensitive portions of the special counsel report on the Russia investigation, months after questioning the credibility of U.S. Attorney General William Barr and raising “grave concerns” about the process leading up to the document’s public release.

In a 40-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton said the Justice Department had provided him with the full, unredacted version of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller III’s report, along with “a substantial amount of information that was previously withheld from public disclosure.”

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C. Ryan Barber

C. Ryan Barber, based in Washington, covers government affairs and regulatory compliance. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter: @cryanbarber

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