DeLauro Statement on Appointment of Robert Mueller as Special Counsel
WASHINGTON, DC (May 17, 2017) — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement regarding the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel to oversee the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
“From day one, the Trump Administration has been mired in scandal. The appointment of Robert Mueller as Special Counsel to oversee the investigation into Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. election is a critical step in a long process. Director Mueller has a long history of distinguished service and integrity.
“We still need an independent commission to investigate Russia’s involvement in our electoral processes, to educate the American public on this assault on our democracy, and to work to develop ways to protect our country in the future.”