FBI Director Robert Mueller selected as Special Counsel to oversee the Trump-Russian Investigation

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(Axios) The surprise appointment of straight-arrow former FBI Director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel (“to oversee the previously-confirmed FBI investigation of Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and related matters”) lets the White House and Hill try to get traction on other topics. But Yahoo’s Michael Isikoff, steeped […]

FBI used Trump dossier to help get warrant to monitor ex-aide: report | TheHill

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  (The Hill) The FBI used the dossier alleging Russian ties to President Trump’s campaign associates to help convince a judge to grant a warrant to secretly monitor former campaign aide Carter Page, CNN reports. FBI Director James Comey has cited the dossier in some of his briefings with lawmakers in recent […]