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 FBI Director Robert Mueller

As assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department's criminal division in the early 1990s,


oversaw the department's investigation into

, which was eventually found to be involved in a host of criminal activities, including support of global terrorism, international money laundering, and the selling of nuclear technology, according to a 1992 congressional report on the bank.

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Would the president fire him?” “I'm not here to declare any red lines. There's no intention whatsoever to fire Robert Mueller, the special counsel, right now," the deputy press secretary said. "We've been fully cooperative. We respect their process. We're hoping it will come to a conclusion in the near future.”.
The lawyer's expect Mueller to mainly focus on the firings of former national FBI Director James Comey and former national security advisor Michael Flynn. ... President Donald Trump's legal team is pursuing negotiations with special counsel Robert Mueller to end the probe into potential Trump-Russian ...

When FBI officials gave the green light for an investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server, they knew the investigation would risk angering either entrenched Republicans or Democrats, depending on its outcome. Due to the binary choice of either seeking or declining prosecution of a major ...
He's non-partisan. He is, as I think it has become quite clear, a pretty law-and-order guy." It was one of the reasons President George W. Bush nominated him to be FBI director in 2001, noting during his introduction of Mueller that the FBI "must remain free of politics and uncompromising in its mission.".
George Nader, a low-profile diplomatic go-between who has forged close ties to the Emirates, was stopped and questioned by the FBI at Dulles International ... But he came to work with him more closely under President George H.W. Bush on an effort to free Americans who were still being held hostage in ...
As we now know, the meeting was also arranged with the help of Nader, who the F.B.I. picked up at Dulles International Airport in January. .... Prince, the brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, never held a formal role in the Trump campaign, the transition team, or the administration, but has been a ...

"Robert Mueller's pace in this investigation really is very similar to some of the best special prosecutors in modern history," said Ken Gormley, the president of Duquesne ... In the category of "no end," there was the investigation of Clinton's secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Henry Cisneros.
Garrett M. Graff, the author of “The Threat Matrix: Inside Robert Mueller's FBI and the War on Global Terror,” is the foremost scholar of Mueller's taste in dress shirts. “I once asked him: Why the cult of the white shirt?,” Graff wrote in Politico, last year. “He answered more philosophically than I'd ever seen him ...
The special counsel, Robert Mueller, may have been handed another key piece of the puzzle as he investigates Russia's interference in the 2016 US election and ... The next month, Trump asked Comey to let go of the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had resigned one day before.
This development potentially throws a wrench in conservative theories that Strzok sought to undermine Trump in the run-up to the election, and that special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation is tainted by anti-Trump bias. Back in December, the New York Times reported that Mueller had ...
Special Counsel Robert Mueller (shown here during an August 1, 2013, ceremony to mark his departure as head of the FBI) is under fire by the White ... As FBI director, even facing the daily fears of terrorism, spy plots, and cyberattacks, he used to joke, “I'm getting a lot more sleep now than I ever did in ...
James A. Gagliano is a CNN law enforcement analyst and a retired FBI supervisory special agent. ... (CNN) Seldom does a quiet, unassuming, and attention-eschewing career public servant like Robert Mueller, the current special prosecutor in the Russian election meddling investigation, command our ...
WASHINGTON — Could a four-page memo expose FBI wrongdoing so severe that it triggers massive firings and a scandal of a scale not seen since Watergate? Or maybe there is a “secret society” within the FBI, formed to undermine President Trump? Perhaps nefarious actions are to blame for thousands ...
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Sunday he has confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller but isn't so sure about investigators in the FBI and the Department of Justice. “I have confidence in Mueller, I have questions about others within the FBI and the DOJ, especially what's come out in the ...
(CNN) Finally, inexorably, special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has clawed all the way up to Donald Trump himself. ... Mueller's request to question Trump, and news that his team has already interviewed fired FBI Director James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, indicate that the special ...
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team following the discovery of derogatory comments about President Donald Trump. But the department also said ...
The delivery of nearly 400 pages of new text messages sent by FBI officials who were briefly on special counsel Robert Mueller's team sets up a new ... of the texts that appear to involve the FBI's handling of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state, a subject of investigation for ...

One is famed for taking on mafia strongmen like Vincent “the Chin” Gigante and Sammy the Bull. Another was a jihadi hunter who spent time in the field tracking down Al-Qaeda bombers. And then there is the man who has already toppled one president, Richard Nixon, by prosecuting the Watergate ...
(CNN) Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she has confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller and believes "nobody should try to ... Rice, who was former President George W. Bush's secretary of state and national security adviser, also discussed Trump's tweets on the nuclear threat from ...
At Donald Trump's press conference on Wednesday, John Roberts, of Fox News, asked him if he would agree to sit down for an interview with Robert Mueller, the special counsel looking into possible Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election. Specifically, Roberts wanted to know if the ...
President Donald Trump accused an FBI agent formerly involved in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation of committing “treason.” In a wide-ranging interview with The Wall Street Journal, Trump lambasted the FBI agent, Peter Strzok, who was removed in July as a top investigator on ...
Reports indicate that Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Russia collusion investigation, will soon formally notify the White House legal team of his intent to seek an interview with the president. And it's no secret that legal advisers to Donald Trump are privately advocating for any talks to be ...
The explosive charge follows Trump's repeated attacks on the FBI and agents working with special counsel Robert Mueller on the investigation into whether ... The latest barb came when Trump suggested that former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's top aide Huma Abedin should be jailed for reportedly ...
More broadly, the attacks on the grand jury fit into a larger pattern of Trump supporters undermining the entire Russia investigation by attacking Justice Department employees, the FBI and, most recently, Mueller ― a Republican former FBI director appointed as special counsel by Deputy Attorney General ...
More indictments are coming this year in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and ... Lieu also criticized the GOP for attacking the FBI as it investigates possible collusion, and said that the agency's director Chris Wray has given more ...
Special counsel Robert Mueller departs the Capitol in June after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian ... The Beelzebub-like Breitbart head and former presidential adviser declared that President Donald Trump's May 9 dismissal of FBI Director James ...
A small but vocal group of conservative lawmakers, much of the conservative media and, at times, the president himself have launched a series of attacks to paint not only Mr. Mueller but institutions once considered sacrosanct to Republicans like the F.B.I. and Justice Department as dangerously biased ...
While it is widely believed that Robert Mueller and his special counsel team are investigating whether the firing of former FBI Director James Comey ... If Trump is found to have colluded with pro-Trump Republicans in Congress in their war against the FBI or their war against McCabe, that would be an ...
The lawsuit gave many examples of news stories that purportedly describe the inner workings of the Mueller investigation. The examples provided evidence that leaks must be coming from Mueller and his staff. 12_21_Robert_Mueller_Lawsuit FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies during a hearing before the ...
Harvard Law School Professor Jack Goldsmith, former head of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel during George W. Bush's administration, has suggested the President will only come under further scrutiny if he tries to fire Mueller. "I don't see how firing Mueller gives Trump relief from the ...
If President Trump answers questions from Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, as reports indicate he may, Trump would follow the precedent set by ... Former President George W. Bush was questioned by special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald in 2004, as part of a probe into whether the Bush ...
After Special Counsel Robert Mueller removed a senior FBI agent from his team for allegedly expressing potentially anti-Trump views, a veteran FBI ... who – on the day that the FBI launched its criminal probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state – approved the move.
He cited President Donald Trump's December 3 remark that the FBI's reputation is “in tatters” and spoke of potential bias in the probe by special counsel Robert Mueller. Responding to those comments and similar ones, Wray defended his workforce. “The FBI that I see is tens of thousands of agents and ...
The same day, Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to the F.B.I. and the D.O.J. demanding more information ... Tom Fitton, the president of conservative activist group Judicial Watch, has called for Mueller's dismissal and argued that the F.B.I. sought to cover up the ...
Gregg Jarrett: FBI Has Become "America's Secret Police," Mueller Using FBI As "Political Weapon" ... Jarrett on Wednesday night said the Federal Bureau of Investigation has become "America's secret police" and that special counsel Robert Mueller is using the government entity as a "political weapon."
US special counsel Robert Mueller has ordered Germany's Deutsche Bank to provide records of accounts held by Donald Trump, according to reports. Mr Mueller ... As special counsel Mr Mueller, who headed the FBI for more than a decade, has the powers to subpoena records and bring criminal charges.
Washington (CNN) Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about conversations with Russia's ambassador and ... Flynn is the first person inside President Donald Trump's administration to be reached by special counsel Robert Mueller's probe.
Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, special counsel for the Russian investigation, leaves after meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary ... Most notably, Mueller is charged with scrapping a highly-critical review of his Directorate of Intelligence, a unit that he had created at the FBI to investigate terrorism ...
Anger at Robert Mueller is burning white-hot on the right and in ... But reporting by The Hill has shown that the FBI had knowledge of bribery ...
He was interviewed by the FBI in January about his communications with the ambassador, Sergey Kislyak. The deputy attorney general at the ...
He prosecuted financial fraud, terrorism and public corruption cases for six ... In July 2001, President George W. Bush nominated him as FBI ...
Jared Kushner Urged Trump to Fire FBI Director James Comey, ... to fire Comey is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller.
Former FBI Director and Special Council Robert Mueller III acknowledges applause after giving the commencement address at Tabor Academy ...
Putin's Pro-Trump Trolls Just Targeted Hillary Clinton and Robert Mueller ... counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey.
Special counsel Robert Mueller had also secured a guilty plea from ... who admitted to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russia. ... They have also worked to refocus attention on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
(CNN) Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller's one-two ... Manafort was pictured walking into FBI offices in Washington as he and Gates ... President George W. Bush in 2001 and continued under Democratic ...
In January, America's key intelligence agencies—including the FBI and ... Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy in the State Department, on ... Comey succeeded Mueller, a Republican appointed by George W. Bush, who headed the FBI ... Special counsel Robert Mueller arrives at the U.S. Capitol for a ...
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to ... approved the first charges filed by special counsel Robert Mueller, ...
"Did the FBI notify the administration the Obama administration at the time ... special counsel Robert Mueller to come to Congress to explain why the FBI ... this was approved the Cabinet and the treasury secretary, secretary of ...
How to Interpret Robert Mueller's Charges Against Paul Manafort ... Only rarely does the FBI end up charging a single individual; it's simply not ... to go after individuals in cases outside of rare instances, like say, terrorism.


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