The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Occupy Corporatism
On May 17th, at around 2pm PST, the New York Times reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel “to oversee the investigation into ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russian officials.”
According to Rosenstein’s statement: “My decision is not a finding that crimes have been committed or that any prosecution is warranted. I have made no such determination… it is in the public interest for me to exercise my authorities and appoint a special counsel to assume responsibility for this matter.”
This move was a complete 180 turn from previous statements 6 days earlier wherein Rosenstein did not see a need for a special prosecutor in the Trump-Russia investigation.
CNN reported that “the deputy attorney general also believes that there’s nothing he has seen atpost was originally published on this site