June 6, 2017

Mueller's team includes organized crime experts

Raw Story = Robert Mueller, the former FBI director who’s now serving as the special counsel in the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, has put together a team of experienced prosecutors — including some who have experience going after organized crime.

Politico has talked with some veteran prosecutors who say that Mueller “has assembled a potent team with backgrounds handling everyone from politicians to mobsters and who know how to work potential witnesses if it helps them land bigger fish.”

Included on Mueller’s team are longtime law firm partner James Quarles, who got his start in Washington as an assistant prosecutor in the Watergate scandal; Andrew Weissmann, the head of the Justice Department’s criminal fraud unit, who is best known for his work in prosecuting the Enron accounting scandal and for trying dozens of cases related to the notorious Genovese and Gambino crime families; and Jeannie Rhee, who previously worked at the Department of Justice while advising the White House and the attorney general on executive power and national-security issues.

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Anonymous said...

Mueller - am I remembering it right? Don't we have video of him - along with Condoleeza Rice - standing in front of the press conference cameras swearing through their lying lips that nobody did nor could have forseen planes flying into buildings on 9/11/2001 right after somebody made that happen???