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PBS NEWSHOUR

Justice Department names Russia probe special counsel

  • Aired: 05/17/2017
  • 08:18
  • Rating: NR
As President Trump spoke about being scrutinized as a politician in an address at a graduation ceremony, there was no escape from growing political pressure on Capitol Hill. Late Wednesday, the Justice Department announced it was naming a former FBI director as a special counsel to lead the investigation into Russian election meddling and possible Trump ties. Lisa Desjardins joins John Yang.
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A former FBI director will help lead the investigation into Russian election meddling.
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