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Mueller impanels grand jury in Russian Federation probe

05 August 2017, 12:28 | Myrtle Vega

Mueller impanels grand jury in Russian Federation probe

Mueller impanels grand jury in Russian Federation probe

In a campaign-style rally in West Virginia on Thursday night, Trump not only leaned into his previous attacks on the Russian Federation investigation but took them even a step farther. News agency Reuters has reported that the special prosecutor, Robert Mueller has convened a #grand jury to investigate the interaction of #trump's team with the Russians. It will look into links between the Trump team and Russian Federation to influence the White House election and whether there has been any subsequent attempt to obstruct justice. "And they are trying to cheat them out of their rightful presidency".

In the United States justice system a prosecutor studies the information gathered as part of an investigation before deciding whether to present the evidence to a grand jury.

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russian Federation investigation.

Conway, however, said that "really what should concern everyone are those leaks that imperil national security", such as the leaks of President Donald Trump's phone calls with the president of Mexico and Australia's prime minister, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.

John Dowd, one of Trump's personal lawyers, said: "With respect to the news of the grand jury, I can tell you President Trump is not under investigation". In a statement Thursday, White House special counsel Ty Cobb claimed he didn't know Mueller had begun using the grand jury or issuing subpoenas. The president's legal team is looking into potential conflicts involving some of Mr Mueller's investigators, including whether they made donations to the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

While grand juries hear evidence and sometimes decline to hand up indictments, it now looks unlikely that Mueller will "simply submit a report to Congress and allow the political process to digest his findings", Ohlin said. "The White House favours anything that accelerates the conclusion of his work fairly" and "is committed to fully cooperating with Mr Mueller". The Justice Department told the public that this was a counterintelligence investigation; thus, neither the American people nor the people implicated in the investigation were given notice that crimes were suspected, much less what particular crimes and who the suspects are.

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Clapper's interview came as a person familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN that the special counsel has issued grand jury subpoenas related to the Donald Trump Jr. meeting at Trump Tower in June 2016, seeking both documents and testimony from people involved in the meeting.

Federal prosecutors often treat them as fishing expeditions.

Why are grand juries feared?

"I just hope that the final determination is a truly honest one which is what the millions of people who gave us our big win in November deserve and what all Americans who want a better future want and deserve".

Wilber was asked about efforts in Congress to protect Mueller from being fired by the White House. As witnesses begin to appear and the media coverage intensifies, he will undoubtedly lash out more harshly, the way he did last night in West Virginia.

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