Mueller won't attend Barr press conference on report
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Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE will not attend Attorney General William BarrBill BarrTrump hasn't asked Barr to open investigation into Bidens, McEnany says Seattle, Portland, NYC sue Trump administration over threat to pull federal money Trump says he doesn't actually want Whitmer, Biden and Obama to be locked up despite chants MORE's press conference on Thursday to discuss Mueller's report.

Peter Carr, a spokesperson for the special counsel's office, confirmed to The Hill on Wednesday that no one from the special counsel's prosecution team will be present as Barr holds a press conference on their report at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Carr declined to comment on why Mueller or the special counsel team would not be present.

Both Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinTrump turns his ire toward Cabinet members Ex-deputy attorney general says Justice Dept. 'will ignore' Trump's threats against political rivals The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Trump's erratic tweets upend stimulus talks; COVID-19 spreads in White House MORE, who previously oversaw the Mueller probe, will lead the press conference ahead of the report's release.

A Democratic aide told The Hill the Department of Justice won't send the redacted report to Congress until 11 a.m., well after Barr's press conference.

The report, which comes from Mueller's nearly two-year-long investigation, is expected to include the special counsel's findings into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Barr said in a four-page summary of Mueller's report sent to Congress last month that Mueller determined there was no coordination between the Trump campaign and Moscow. However, he wrote that the special counsel did not reach such a conclusion on possible obstruction of justice.

The report released Thursday is expected to be heavily redacted. Barr has said he will not include some information, including grand jury materials, in the public version of the report.