Tagged: Bob Mueller

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Trump says he did not discuss Mueller with Whitaker before appointing him acting attorney general

President Trump says he had not discussed special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe with acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, the man overseeing the inquiry, at least for now. Whitaker has come under increasing scrutiny since his appointment on Wednesday because of his previous criticism of Mueller’s investigation. People close to...

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Trump calls for Sessions to end Mueller’s Russia investigation, ‘terrible situation’

The president’s tweet is sure to renew complaints that Trump is wrongly challenging the special counsel. Trump has repeatedly blasted the probe, but the call for Sessions to intervene represents another escalation. President Trump called Wednesday for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation “right...