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"This is the CBS news weekend roundup. Attorney general Bill ballers new look at the Russia probes. Beginnings bar told senators he's looking into whether the US intelligence community in appropriately spied on the Trump campaign. Plus Washington state's governor on his presidential campaign and his state pot. It's the best in in America. And now from the Capital One Bank studios in the CBS news Washington bureau, here's correspondent Steve Dorsey. Let's start this weekend with controversial comments from attorney general William bar to a Senate panel Wednesday suggesting he believes the start of the Russia was mishandled legal witch on President Trump's bashing of the Russia probe is nothing new, but he got some unexpected backup from his new attorney general William Barr. Thank spying did occur bar told senators he's looking into whether the US intelligence community inappropriately spy. Guide on the Trump campaign even as bar admitted. He has no evidence of that. I am not saying that improper surveillance occurred. I'm saying that I am concerned about it and looking into it Democrats called bar irresponsible and accused him of propping up long debunked spying conspiracy to please Donald Trump how fairy theory dismaying and disappointing that the chief law enforcement officer of our country is going off the rails. He is the attorney general of the United States of America, not the attorney general of Donald Trump. The FBI did obtain a surveillance warrant in twenty sixteen to monitor the communications of Carter page, a campaign foreign policy adviser who had been courted by Russian operatives in the past. The warrant was based in part on allegations contained in a dossier prepared by. British expi- who was doing research for the Clinton campaign making it a longtime flashpoint for Republicans. Do you agree with me that every American should be concerned as to whether or not a warrant was obtained against an American citizen with unverified information, absolutely Democrats contend, this is all an effort to undermine special counsel, Robert Muller's report, which bar is due to release publicly. And now the democratic leader Chuck Schumer is calling on bar to either retract his fine claim or produce proof. It's CBS news. Capitol hill. The redacted Muller report expected and just days WikiLeaks, founder Julian Assange, addicted from the Ecuadorian embassy in London and arrested as the US seeks his extradition, Julian Assange appeared to be a man far beyond his forty seven years. The shoveled bearded and defined as police in London dragged him out of the Ecuadorian embassy. The WikiLeaks founder gave the thumbs up sign as he arrived in court where he was found guilty of skipping bail. He also faces extradition."