It’s now over but the shouting. It began the moment charges moved from unnamed sources in the New York Times and the Washington Post to the desk of Robert Mueller III, the former Director of the FBI, now the Special Counsel. It began the moment a counterintelligence investigation became a criminal matter. Show More Summary
Last week, the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, named the former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate “any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump”. Show More Summary
While the testimony of former CIA director John Brennan on Tuesday was a visual reminder that the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation was at last getting back into action after a long Devin Nunes-inspired delay, it’s far from the only game in town. Show More Summary
Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been cleared by U.S. Department of Justice ethics experts to oversee an investigation into possible collusion between then-candidate Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign and Russia, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The department appointed Mueller special...
= By Douglas M. Charles, Associate Professor of History, Pennsylvania State University. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington in 2011. AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File On May 17, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed a special counsel to investigate ties...
With the assignment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel into the matter of Russian links to the Trump administration, many would argue that Donald Trump’s days in the Oval Office are numbered—and rapidly shrinking. Even some Republicans, such as Rep. Show More Summary
In the wake of Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, the Justice Department named Robert S. Mueller III as a special prosecutor to investigate possible Russian interference in the 2016 election. It was a decision greeted with a chorus of supportive croaking from inside official Washington, aka The Swamp. “If anyone can stay […]
President Trump said the U.S. will be hurt by the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to look into Russian influence in the 2016 election. “I believe it hurts our country terribly,” said Trump in aShow More Summary
Former F.B.I. Director Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel is likely a good thing for Congressional Republicans and the Trump White House. The Trump Administration is clearly under siege, which is partly of its own making. Show More Summary
The old adage that the cover-up is worse than the crime may once again prove true. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has responded to the crescendo of outrage by appointing former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to...Show More Summary
Who is the most unfairly investigated U.S. politician of all time? According to President Trump, he is. In response to the news that a former FBI director, Robert S. Mueller III, has been appointed to investigate Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election, Trump made the declaration Thursday...
By Mark Hosenball and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI director and prosecutor Robert Mueller, known for his independence in high-profile government investigations, is taking on a new challenge in the midst of a crisis that threatens the presidency of the United States. Show More Summary
Following the news that the Department of Justice had appointed a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, to lead a probe into the alleged connections, the president has been told he may benefit from retained additional lawyers to those whose services he has already made use of. Show More Summary
The Justice Department’s appointment of former FBI director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel takes the ongoing investigation of Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and the Russian government to an entirely new level. Show More Summary
by Leilani Polk Former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III is on the Russia case. Andrew Burton/Getty Lawmakers Are Already Getting Nervous About Mueller: Wednesday saw the appointment of former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III to a...Show More Summary
The phrase gets thrown around casually, but it's an apt metaphor for Trump's first four months in office. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to continue the Trump-Russia...Show More Summary
The tweets came after the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller to special council.
Robert Mueller, the former F.B.I. director named to investigate the Trump campaign’s connections to Russia, will have broad discretion to prosecute any crimes he uncovers. But an equally important part of his mandate is lesser known: his duty to write a report on his findings.
Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is to investigate possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia. And on Thursday’s “Late Show,” host Stephen Colbert explained just why Mueller’s appointment as special prosecutor...Show More Summary
Rachel Maddow reports on the history of the special counsel rule and the appointment today of former FBI Director Robert Mueller to be special counsel for the Trump-Russia investigation.