Legal experts have long said February was unlikely.
"Barr has made clear that he does not believe the DOJ can release negative information about people who have not been charged with a crime."
Regardless of any completion date, what all agree is unknown is it is unknown if Mueller's report will be made public.
"Let that sink in," says Matt Schlapp, whose wife is the White House Director of Strategic Communications.
Barr is also highly controversial given his extremist religious and anti-LGBT positions.
Barr Derides Use of 'Governmental Power to Suppress the Freedoms of Traditional Religious Communities'
Some experts say he must recuse.
William Barr Is Jeff Sessions on Steroids, Coupled With Decades More Experience
It's hard to see how someone with this background could be designated as the nation's top law enforcement agent in 21st century America.
Lamented that "the homosexual movement" was treated with care and concern in the 1990's, which was false.
Tried to have asylum-seeking Haitian immigrants living with HIV sent to Guantanamo Bay.