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Whichever way Mueller’s investigation goes, Vladimir Putin has won

Either there is evidence of collusion, or the United States has undertaken a lengthy investigation into its own President. Either way, Trump will be tainted

By Jay Elwes  

Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs the United States Capitol following his closed-door meeting with top members of the US Senate Committee. Photo: PA

Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed by Congress to investigate the Trump campaign’s links to Russia, is a busy man. Perhaps not surprisingly for someone who used to run the FBI, Mueller is pursuing a highly aggressive investigation of those people connected to Trump who were also, perhaps, connected to Russia. The New York Times has reported that, when federal agents wanted to search the home of Paul Manafort, a…

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