On May 17, 2017, the Justice Department appointed Robert S. Mueller III to serve as special counsel to oversee the ongoing FBI investigation of Russia’s effort to influence the 2016 presidential election and whether the Russian government coordinated with associates of Donald Trump. Mueller, who also was authorized to examine other issues that might arise from the investigation, has led a wide-ranging inquiry.
These are five areas his team is known to be investigating.
All the key figures
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How many days has it been since a high-profile departure from the Trump administration?
All the notable departures that have taken place since Inauguration Day.
Trump’s false or misleading claims
The Fact Checker’s ongoing database of the false or misleading claims made by President Trump since assuming office.