Ohio congresswoman: ‘This is like a (plot) line from Scandal.’
Ohio lawmakers from both parties Wednesday praised the former FBI director who will now oversee the Justice Department’s investigation of the Trump administration’s ties to the Russians, saying both his intellect and experience make him highly qualified for the job.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced that former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III to serve as special counsel to oversee the investigation shortly after 6 p.m.
“The issue of Russian meddling in our presidential election must be investigated fully and former FBI director Robert Mueller is well qualified to oversee this probe,” said Sen. Rob Portman, …