Politics Ben Carson: Give Mueller a chance on Russia probe

08:30  17 june  2017
08:30  17 june  2017 Source:   The Hill

Senate Intel chiefs meeting with Mueller next week

  Senate Intel chiefs meeting with Mueller next week Burr said they are also setting up closed-door sessions with Mike Rogers and Dan Coats.A spokeswoman for the top Democrat on the committee confirmed that both Warner and Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), the chairman of the committee, are meeting with Mueller next week. A spokeswoman for Burr didn't immediately respond to request for comment.

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson says special counsel Robert Mueller should be given a " chance " to conduct a fair investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia . Trump probe puts spotlight on

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said Friday that he believes special counsel Robert Mueller should be given a chance to believed Mueller could be fair following the President’s tweets calling the probe into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russia “a witch hunt.”

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Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson says special counsel Robert Mueller should be given a "chance" to conduct a fair investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

"I would give him the chance to see if he could do that because if there's nothing there - he's not gonna find anything anyway," Carson told Fox News Radio in an interview Friday.

"That has been the case now for nearly a year - there's nothing to find, that's why they keep going down these empty rabbit holes. That will continue to be the case because there's nothing there," Carson added.

Top criminal law expert joins special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe

  Top criminal law expert joins special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe Michael Dreeben is one of the federal government’s most respected specialists in his field.Justice Department deputy solicitor general Michael Dreeben, who has argued more than 100 cases before the Supreme Court, is the department’s go-to lawyer on criminal justice cases and is highly respected by Democrats and Republicans because of his encyclopedic knowledge of criminal law. Dreeben will work part time for Mueller, according to Justice officials, while he continues to oversee the department’s criminal appellate cases.

Ben Carson : Give Mueller a chance on Russia probe . Administration. The president has publicly lamented the Russia probe in recent tweets, calling it a "witch hunt" in various tweets.

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The Cabinet official called the investigation "frustrating," saying it was impeding the Trump administration's productivity.

"It's frustrating because it keeps us from getting to the things that need to be done, and I'm not sure that that isn't the real reason for it," he said.

Carson's comments come as speculation mounts that Trump could attempt to fire Mueller, along with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller to lead the Russia investigation last month.

The president appeared to lash out at Rosenstein in a tweet Friday lamenting a "witch hunt," saying he was under investigation for firing of FBI Director James Comey last month "by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!"

Mueller to meet with Senate Judiciary Committee senators .
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to meet with top members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. A Judiciary Committee spokesman made the announcement on Tuesday. Mueller is investigating Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.Mueller will talk with the chairman of the committee, GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, and the top Democrat, Dianne Feinstein of California. He'll also meet with GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island.

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