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Ex-FBI chief Mueller named special prosecutor for Trump-Russia probe
May 17, 2017 / 10:10 PM / 4 months ago

Ex-FBI chief Mueller named special prosecutor for Trump-Russia probe

FILE PHOTO - FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. on February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday was named special prosecutor into an investigation of “Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election, and related matters,” the Justice Department said.

Reporting by Julia Ainsley; Editing by Eric Beech

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