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Judge in Manafort case gets details of Mueller probe scope

3 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A federal judge overseeing a case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has now joined the small group of Americans who know the details of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Mueller's prosecutors on Thursday provided U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III a copy of a memo written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last August. The memo goes into more detail than Mueller's public appointment order laying out the specific activities he is authorized to investigate, at least through the middle of last year.
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Judge gets details of Mueller investigation scope

3 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Virginia has now joined the small group of Americans who know the details of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III received Thursday a memo authored by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last August. The memo lays out the details of the activities Mueller is authorized to investigate, at least through the middle of last year.
Prosecutors had publicly filed a copy of the memo last month, revealing that Rosenstein had given Mueller authority to investigate former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's Ukrainian...
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