After Mueller: Time to Do Away With Special Counsels?

Posted on AllSides March 27th, 2019
From The Right

The end of the Mueller investigation may mark the beginning of an effort to change the special prosecutor law.

President Trump says he wants to protect the country and future presidents from going through what he has endured over the past 22 months.

"This should never happen to a president again. We can't allow that to take place," Trump insisted.

In 1978, Congress created the Office of Independent Counsel in response to the Watergate scandal. Today called special counsels, they are appointed at the discretion of the US attorney general...

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