Where things stand with special counsel's Russia Probe

Department of Justice-appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in conducting what is generally called a preliminary inquiry into possible obstruction of justice involving President Donald Trump, as it pertains to his broader investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election.

Mueller, who was tasked with overseeing the investigation last month, and his team are currently assessing former FBI Director James Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, reviewing Comey’s memos documenting his encounters with the president, and preparing to interview certain administration officials—like Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers regarding press accounts of comments the President allegedly made to them about the Russia probe.

At some point, Mueller may wish to interview FBI senior leadership about their meetings with Comey regarding President Trump, though it's unclear if this has already... ...
6 Published By - ABC News: Politics - 2017.06.20. 01:55
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