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If Donald Trump doesn’t already fear Robert Mueller, he should

Mueller is discreet, disciplined and on the President's case

By Sam Tanenhaus   January 2018

FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee about bureau oversight. Photo: PA

As Republican leaders submit to Donald Trump, and the Democrats store ammunition for the 2018 midterms, all eyes turn to Robert Mueller, the special counsel, who since mid-May has been, almost invisibly, looking into the Trump-Russia connection. Such investigations can drag on for years. The Watergate break-in happened in June 1972. The “smoking gun” tape of President Richard Nixon confirming there had been a cover-up wasn’t released until July 1974 (Nixon resigned a month later).…

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