BREAKING: Special Counsel Appointed

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has appointed a Special Counsel to assume responsibility over the Russia investigation. He has chosen former FBI Director Robert Mueller.

I'll update as more news becomes available.

UPDATE: This is the one thing that has always stood out in my memory about Robert Muller:

Suffice it to say, if the investigation expands to include obstruction of justice charges, Mueller will be very inclined to treat Comey's notes from his meeting with Trump as valid evidence.

UPDATE 2: Some further thoughts on Mueller:

Also: It isn't just that Muller is the former FBI Director. He was James Comey's boss.

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