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 BarrDemocrat asks Barr to preserve any records tied to environmental hacking probe Justice Dept. considering replacing outgoing US attorney in Brooklyn with Barr deputy: report Ousted Manhattan US Attorney Berman to testify before House next week 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 RosensteinSupreme Court to hear dispute over Democrats' access to Mueller materials Republicans release newly declassified intelligence document on FBI source Steele GOP's Obama-era probes fuel Senate angst 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.