Mueller is the one man who can clear President Donald Trump once and for all
The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel overseeing the federal government’s Russia investigation could be the best thing ever to happen to President Donald Trump. If he is indeed innocent, as he has contended all along, then Mueller can clear him once and for all-period-full stop.
He knows and worked under James Comey while they both were in the George W. Bush admiration. Comey, was the deputy Attorney General while, Mueller was in charge at the FBI.
Mueller, 72, oversaw the FBI from September 4, 2001, just days before the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, until September 4, 2013. He took the agency into the 21st century and won universal praise in the process.
He, is a rare breed in Washington, an honest man, someone who has the respect of both Republicans and Democrats. He served as the Director of the FBI under President Bush and was kept on for two years by President Barack Obama.
The 12 years serving as leader of the FBI makes him the second longest boss of that agency. Only, J. Edgar Hoover, served longer in that post than did Mueller.
President Trump will take some comfort that there will no leaks. As Director of the FBI, Mueller kept a low profile, and made sure that the agency did the same.
He is man who speaks truth to power Mueller and Comey had a very dramatic 2004 dispute over the Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping program.
Comey was serving as acting attorney general as then-Attorney General John Ashcroft was hospitalized. Comey refused to reauthorize the controversial Bush administration program over concerns about the legality of the surveillance.
Once, he left the FBI back in 2015, Mueller was hired to oversee, an investigation into the NFL’s handling of a video of former running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée. Then in 2016, Mueller was asked by Booz Allen Hamilton to conduct a security review after a contractor was arrested for allegedly stealing national security secrets.