Robert Mueller

Director of the FBI Robert Mueller

Robert Swan Mueller III is the sixth and current Director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
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Mueller files new charges against Manafort and Gates
CNN - about 6 hours
Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed new charges against former Donald Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates.
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New Charges Against Manafort, Gates in Mueller Probe
Wall Street Journal - about 16 hours
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has obtained new tax and bank fraud charges against former Trump advisers Paul Manafort and Richard Gates, according to an indictment.
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Mueller Examines Manafort Loans
Wall Street Journal - 1 day
Special counsel Robert Mueller and federal prosecutors in New York are examining as much as $16 million in loans that a bank run by a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump made to former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to court filings and a person familiar with the two investigations.
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Associate of Gates Pleads Guilty to Lying to Mueller Team
The Wall Street Journal - 3 days
A lawyer accused of lying to Special Counsel Robert Mueller has pleaded guilty, the latest sign that Mr. Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election is picking up speed.
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Mueller charges lawyer with lying about interaction with ex-Trump aide
CNN - 3 days
Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed a charge against a lawyer for lying to investigators about his interaction with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates in September 2016.
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Robert Mueller Has Trump Cornered
Yahoo News - 4 days
Special counsel Robert Mueller is methodically, brilliantly filling in pieces of a jigsaw puzzle.
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Trey Gowdy: I'm sorry younger generation has grown up with mass shootings - Washington Examiner
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Washington Examiner Trey Gowdy: I'm sorry younger generation has grown up with mass shootings Washington Examiner South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy said Sunday he's sorry today's teenagers have grown up in a time when mass shootings are a regular occurrence, even in places of refuge like churches and schools. The Republican congressman said on CBS' “Face The Nation ... Transcript: Rep. Trey Gowdy on "Face the Nation," Feb. 18, 2018CBS News Trey Gowdy praises Robert Mueller, says Russia probe on right trackWashington Times all 10 news articles »
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Mueller just made it impossible for Trump to call the special counsel probe a 'total hoax'
CNN - 6 days
On Friday afternoon, the Justice Department announced that special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 13 Russian nationals for their roles in attempted meddling in the 2016 election.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Robert Mueller
  • 2013
    Age 68
    After leaving the FBI in 2013, Mueller became a visiting professor at Stanford University where his focus is on issues related to cyber-security.
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    Mueller stepped down on September 4, 2013, and was replaced by James Comey.
  • 2011
    Age 66
    On May 12, 2011, it was reported that President Obama had asked Director Mueller to continue at the helm of the FBI for another 2 years beyond his current term, expiring on September 4, 2013.
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  • 2004
    Age 59
    On March 12, 2004, President George W. Bush gave his support to changes in the program sufficient to satisfy the concerns of Mueller, Ashcroft and Comey.
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    Director Mueller, along with Acting Attorney General James B. Comey, offered to resign from office in March 2004 if the White House overruled a Department of Justice finding that domestic wiretapping without a court warrant was unconstitutional.
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  • 2001
    Age 56
    He served as Acting Deputy Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice for several months, before officially becoming the FBI Director on September 4, 2001, just one week before the September 11 attacks against the United States.
    Mueller was nominated for the position of FBI Director on July 5, 2001.
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  • 1998
    Age 53
    In 1998, Mueller was named U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California and held that position until 2001.
  • 1995
    Age 50
    He returned to public service in 1995 as senior litigator in the homicide section of the District of Columbia United States Attorney's Office.
  • 1993
    Age 48
    In 1993, Mueller became a partner at Boston's Hale and Dorr, specializing in white-collar crime litigation.
  • 1991
    Age 46
    In 1991, he was elected a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
  • 1989
    Age 44
    After serving as a partner at the Boston law firm of Hill and Barlow, Mueller returned to government service. In 1989, he served in the United States Department of Justice as an assistant to Attorney General Dick Thornburgh.
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  • 1982
    Age 37
    He first worked in the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California in San Francisco, where he rose to be chief of the criminal division, and in 1982, he moved to Boston to work in the office of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts as Assistant United States Attorney, where he investigated and prosecuted major financial fraud, terrorism and public corruption cases, as well as narcotics conspiracies and international money launderers.
  • 1976
    Age 31
    Following his military service, Mueller continued his studies at the University of Virginia Law School, eventually serving on the Law Review. After receiving his Juris Doctor degree, Mueller worked as a litigator in San Francisco until 1976.
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  • 1962
    Age 17
    A 1962 graduate of St. Paul's School, he went on to receive an A.B. from Princeton University in 1966, where he played lacrosse, an M.A. in international relations from New York University in 1967, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1973.
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  • 1944
    Mueller was born on August 7, 1944, in New York City, New York, the son of Alice C. (née Truesdale) and Robert Swan Mueller.
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