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Big News! Department of Justice Appoints Special Counsel in Russian Election Interference

Wed, May 17, 2017 at 3:14:44 pm

Donald Trump yukks it up with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the Oval Office (Credit: Russian news service TASS)

OK, this is now officially a very serious matter, as the Department of Justice appoints former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Rosenstein: "Special Counsel is necessary in order for the American people to have full confidence in the outcome" https://t.co/7eU1uEiXB9 pic.twitter.com/3eZvfRzhC7

— ABC News (@ABC) May 17, 2017

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NBC News: Mike Flynn and Paul Manafort have emerged as key figures in Russia investigation Mueller will leadhttps://t.co/bC6nrcJucS

— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) May 17, 2017

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NBC News: Officials say multiple grand jury subpoenas & records requests have been issued in connection with the 2 men in the past 6 months https://t.co/GjNPdTwkB6

— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) May 17, 2017

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UPDATE at 5/17/17 4:29:14 pm by Charles Johnson

Trump says he "looks forward to this matter concluding quickly." Special investigations don't happen "quickly." pic.twitter.com/04JoXpZZU4

— Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) May 17, 2017

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