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Mueller writing final report on Russia probe, submission timeline unclear: Sources

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Special counsel Robert Mueller is in the process of writing the final report on the investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 election, sources tell ABC News.
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Robert Mueller has reportedly begun drafting his final report in the Russia probe

Robert Mueller has reportedly begun drafting his final report in the Russia probe

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly begun compiling a final report of his findings in the Russia investigation.
The news raised questions from legal experts who wondered whether Mueller had moved up his timetable following President Donald Trump's decision to replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Matthew Whitaker, a Trump loyalist who has publicly castigated Mueller and the investigation.
Whitaker reportedly will not recuse himself from the Russia probe or approve any request from Mueller to subpoena Trump.
Whitaker also has final say on whether Mueller's report sees...
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The New Attorney General Promoted Hot Tubs for a Scam Company That Got Shut Down by the FTC

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Much of the attention around the appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has involved how he might try to undermine Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation. That's understandable. But attention should also be focused on how, quite recently, Matthew Whitaker was involved in hyping alleged innovations in hot tub design for a super, super shady company that recently got shut down by the federal government.
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Acting AG Whitaker has thoughts on Mueller's Russia probe

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WASHINGTON - Matthew Whitaker has warned that Robert Mueller's Russia investigation risks "going too far" and supported limits on the prosecutor's power. President Donald Trump couldn't agree more.
So the loyalty-loving Trump on Wednesday dumped Jeff Sessions from the helm of the Justice Department and replaced him, for now, with the onetime college football player and federal prosecutor. Unlike Sessions, who recused himself from the Russia investigation to Trump's everlasting fury, Whitaker will oversee it.
Trump and the country already know much about Whitaker's perspective on the probe.
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