PBS NewsHour

Justice Department names Russia probe special counsel

Clip: 05/17/2017 | 8m 18s

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.

Aired: 05/17/17

Rating: NR

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