Nancy Pelosi wants an ethics rule waiver for Robert Mueller
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi wants the Justice Department to grant an ethics rule waiver to allow former FBI Director Robert Mueller to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 campaign.
Mueller was named special counsel for the investigation into Russian cyber-attacks against the Democratic party, which includes a probe of the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to the Russian government. But Mueller’s former law firm has represented President Trump’s son-in-law and his former campaign manager, reportedly leading the Trump team to consider invoking an ethics rule that could restrict Mueller’s ability to investigate those men.
Trump team reportedly considering invoking an ethics rule that could restrict Mueller's ability to conduct Russia probe.