Robert Mueller, Former F.B.I. Director, Named Special Counsel for Russia Investigation
“I determined that it remains in the public interest for me to exercise my authorities and select an unique counsel to presume responsibility for this matter,” Mr. Rosenstein stated in a statement. “My choice is not a finding that criminal offenses have actually been committed or that any prosecution is called for. I have actually made no such decision.”
While an unique counsel would remain ultimately answerable to Mr. Rosenstein– and by extension, the president– he would have greater autonomy to run an examination than a United States attorney.Mr.
Mueller is anticipated to announce his resignation from the law firm WilmerHale.Continue checking out the main story