Aug 6, 2017 BY
Rod Rosenstein said that Robert Mueller will need to seek permission from him to look into any crime outside of the scope of Russian interference. Speaking to Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday, the Deputy AG said, “Bob Mueller understands and I understand the specific scope of the investigation, and so no, it’s not a fishing expedition,”
Check the video at the 8:15 mark,
The Washington Examiner reports,
Rosenstein appointed Mueller to oversee the federal Russia probe, which includes a search for possible collusion with the Trump campaign, back in May after President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the case, Rosenstein ultimately was given the power to hire, and fire if he has good reason, Mueller.
It has been reported that Mueller’s investigation has expanded to look at the finances of Trump and his associates, giving…
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