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Glenn Kirschner: Bob Mueller Was My Supervisor as a Federal Prosecutor. Here’s Why, IMO, He Shouldn’t Testify Again


July 15,2020

In the wake of Trump’s arguably criminal commutation of Roger Stone’s sentence, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller authored an op-ed explaining why the prosecution of Stone was necessary, appropriate and just. Now, there’s talk about Robert Mueller possibly being subpoenaed by Lindsey Graham, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, to testify again about his investigation of Russian interference. When I was a federal homicide prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, Bob Mueller was my supervisor. Here’s my take on why Mueller should not testify before Congress a second time about his investigation into coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

About Glenn Kirshner

Glenn Kirschner brings analysis and insight to legal issues of the day, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor and Army JAG. Glenn is an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst and teaches criminal law at George Washington University.

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