Comparing Mueller's Russian Investigation To Watergate And Other Special Counsels

Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. Joshua Roberts, Reuters.

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux and Julia Wolfe, Five-Thirty-Eight: Is The Russia Investigation Really Another Watergate?

How Mueller's probe compares with the work of other special counsels.

Nearly two years after special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to investigate possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, he appears to be nearing the end of his work. We don’t know what new information we’ll gain from Mueller’s report, but here’s how his investigation currently stacks up to other special counsel investigations:

Read more ....

WNU Editor: There are a lot of differences.

Hat tip to Robert for the above Five-Thirty-Eight post.

Update: When considering what he was convicted of, and the prosecutor's demand for a very harsh sentence, Paul Manafort got off light. With good behaviour he will be out even sooner .... Ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months for fraud in Mueller case (CNBC).

Subscribe to receive free email updates: