Mueller report to be released to Congress on CDs: report

Mueller report to be released to Congress on CDs: report
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The Justice Department is reportedly set to deliver special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerJeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay Trump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts MORE's report to Congress on compact discs. 

Congressional sources told NBC News that members of Congress have been told they will receive copies of the redacted report around 11 a.m. EST and that it will be delivered in the form of a CD. 


A DOJ official told the news network that the official report would also be posted on the special counsel's website afterward.

The report, which is reportedly more than 400 pages, will be coded with four colors that signal different categories of redactions. The colors intend to inform readers why specific items were edited of certain sections, NBC News noted. 

The Justice Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill. 

Mueller wrapped up his 22-month long investigation into Russian interference and President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn Seven years after Sandy Hook, the politics of guns has changed MORE last month. Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrJudge rejects DOJ effort to delay House lawsuit against Barr, Ross Holder rips into William Barr: 'He is unfit to lead the Justice Department' Five takeaways on Horowitz's testimony on Capitol Hill MORE said in a four-page summary of Mueller's final report that the special counsel did not uncover evidence to conclude there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. 

The summary noted that Mueller neither implicates or exonerates Trump of obstruction of justice. Barr is slated to give a press conference on the report's findings before its official release on Thursday morning. 

Democratic lawmakers have denounced the press conference as a way to shape public perceptions of the investigation before the report's release.