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FILE - In this June 13, 2013 file photo, FBI Director Robert Mueller listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House Judiciary Committee held an oversight hearing on the FBI. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team of lawyers investigating potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign is still growing, but its early composition reveals a breadth of experience in criminal law and in following the money. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump Budget Funds Robert Mueller Through September 2019

President Donald Trump’s new budget proposal funds Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into his campaign — and his administration — through the 2019 fiscal year, despite the repeated assurances by White House lawyer Ty Cobb that the inquiry would end soon.

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)

Blue State Blues: President Trump’s Lawyers Are Violating His Sixth Amendment Rights

Trump would be enjoying better legal representation if he simply walked down to the local courthouse and hired a no-name defense lawyer hawking his services — a street-fighter who would find every way to protect his client, who would have no conflicts and no qualms about sticking it to the prosecution, who had no reputation to lose and would therefore put victory ahead of everything else.

Robert Mueller

Mueller Investigating Top DC Lobbyists: Five Things to Know About the New Turn

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is now investigating another lobbyist in addition to Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta — former Republican congressman Vin Weber, according to a new report by the Associated Press. Mueller is also looking into law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP. Here’s the five things to know about the investigation’s latest turn.

Hope Hicks on Mueller’s Deposition List

According to multiple reports Tuesday, White House communications director and former Trump campaign aide Hope Hicks is on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s list to be deposed in his ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.