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Washington is bracing for a showdown this week between Democrats on Capitol Hill in Attorney General William Barr over his handling of Robert police report on the Russia pro the special counsel found no collusion but a new dispute is now throwing his expected testimony before the house Judiciary Committee into jeopardy bark is threatening to boycott Thursday's public hearing sources say bars objecting to the Democrats request for an additional private session with him to review the blacked out portions of Muller's report house Judiciary tear Jerry Nadler we've told me expecting to show up on Thursday and we're going to conduct the inquiry as we've said we would if he doesn't show up on Thursday will have to go to subpoenas bar released his redacted version of Muller's report in mid April report cleared president Donald Trump of conspiracy with the Russians but laid out ten episodes Moore said should trumpet tried to impede his investigation including asking his White House counsel to have Muller fired more stop short of concluding trumpet committed the crime noting that Congress has the power to address whether trump violated the law in light of the report Democrats want to know why bar himself decided not to pursue obstruction charges against trump the house panel has also asked Miller to testify Democrats have never been angrier the dispute comes amid deepening tensions between Democrats and trump who has said he will vigorously fight a wave of subpoenas seeking his taxes and financial records bar is also due to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday