Robert Mueller's Russia probe cost $32mn

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Robert Mueller's Russia probe cost $32mn

Aug 03, 2019 11:26 IST

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election cost nearly $32 million, according to the Justice Department. In all, Mueller directly spent about 16 million dollars on his office over nearly two years of investigation. The majority of Mueller's overall costs came from paying his staff. Mueller's team included 19 lawyers supported by 40 Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, along with intelligence analysts, forensic accountants and other staff.

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