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Baldwin: Most in Wisconsin 'much more focused' on issues other than Mueller reportSubmitted: 03/29/2019
Story By Ben Meyer

Baldwin: Most in Wisconsin 'much more focused' on issues other than Mueller report
WESTON - Congress will see the full Mueller report by mid-April, if not sooner.

Attorney General Bill Barr made the promise in a letter to leading lawmakers Friday afternoon.

Barr released his primary conclusions over the weekend, but will now work to edit the entire 400-page document for release.

In Weston on Friday, Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin said she's interested in seeing the report. But she thinks people in the state are less concerned about it than people in Washington.


"It's very clear to me that the people I interact with day-to-day in Wisconsin are much more focused on basic economic issues [and] education," Baldwin said. "Most people just want Washington to get its act together and focus on the issues that they care about."

Still, Baldwin will be looking for a few things in particular.

"What the contacts were, and whether there's any possibility that high-level officials are compromised, because, again, we're defending our democracy," she said. "We can't afford to have a foreign, adversarial nation messing around in our elections."

Baldwin was at Marshfield Clinic in Weston to discuss rural maternity care.

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