Last updated on September 18th, 2018 at 07:44 am

.Robert Mueller has been appointed as special prosecutor to look after the Russian investigation about the relation of Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin. The investigation started after Kevin McCarthy; Republican leader of the house quoted “Putin pays Trump”.

In a recording that was found in June 2016 from The Washington Post McCarthy stating that Donald Trump as a candidate was funded by the Russian president.

“There’s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump,” has stated. While everyone is known to Putin, Dana Rohrabacher is a Californian Republican known in Congress as a fervent defender of Mr. Putin and Russia.

Mr. Mueller is now announced as the head of the investigation into the campaign of Donald Trump and its links with  Russia and alleged interference by Moscow in the US election. Mueller who is a former FBI director will also look at the possible interference of Russia in the election. And all the related matter along with calling the president to testify and subpoena documents.

Who is Robert Mueller?

Robert Swan Mueller III was born on August 7, 1944, and is widely respected as an American attorney. He was the sixth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, serving from September 4, 2001, to September 4, 2013. He was appointed by George W Bush just a week before 9/11 attacks and helped the agency in a really bad time.

Facts and updates

As a part of special counsel, Robert Mueller’s investigated on the Russian interference in the 2016 election. And accusing them of engaging in a ‘sustained effort’ to hack Democrats’ emails and computer networks. Then in July 2018, the justice department announced an accusation against 12 Russian nationals for doing wrong. All the 12 Russian defendants were a member of GRU. Which is a Russian Federation intelligence agency within the main intelligence directorate of the Russian military. The 12 Russian defendants were acting in ‘their official capabilities’. The revelations made much clear on the complex assault including the release of emails designed to damage democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on the 2016 US election.

However, at the beginning of 2018, President Donald Trump was arguing that the Russian investigation might affect the 2018 midterm election. Then the legal expert stated that, if Mueller stays quite regarding the elections, his investigation will continue. In May 2018, Trump tweeted that former FBI Director Robert Mueller’s investigation could “go on even longer so it wrongfully impacts the Mid-Term Elections, which is what the Democrats always intended”. As a legal expert statement, he stayed quiet and continued his investigation.

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