Tag: Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Politico: Steve Bannon Not a Target of Mueller’s Russia Probe, But Dem Congressional Investigators Likely to Call Him Before Committee

Despite being described as a “key bystander” to events that led to the creation of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia collusion probe, former Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon has thus far not been interview by Mueller’s team; however, Democrat Congressional investigators remain eager to call Bannon to testify before their own intelligence committee hearings on alleged Russia collusion in the 2016 election.

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The Hill: Bannon Presses Trump to Hire Experienced Legal Team

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible Russian collusion with the 2016 Trump campaign has White House aides worried, despite the assurances of President Trump’s lawyer Ty Cobb that Mueller is handling the investigation “fairly.” Some sources close to the president have reportedly expressed doubts about Cobb’s competency to lead the White House’s defense. Chief among those critics is former Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon.

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Mueller Grand Jury Investigating Top DC Lobbyists

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation.

GOP Sen Tillis: Russia Probe Is Not a Witch Hunt

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) said he did not agree with President Donald Trump that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s meddling during the 2016 election is a “witch hunt.” Tillis said, “I’m not sure