Justice Department Names Special Prosecutor to Investigate Russia's Ties to 2016 Election

The Department of Justice has named a special prosecutor, Robert Mueller, to investigate Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election.
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The Department of Justice has named a special prosecutor, Robert Mueller, to investigate Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election. The announcement came from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

This comes about one week after President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, who was spearheading an investigation into Russia's influence in the 2016 election.