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On Thursday, President Donald Trump called the Mueller probe an “illegal investigation.” Trump’s remarks were made during an Oval Office interview with Bloomberg News. “I view it differently. I view it as an illegal investigation” Trump said, referring to the probe before adding that unnamed “great scholars” have claimed “there never should have been a special counsel,” in the first place. According to Yahoo, Trump was likely referring to talk — discounted by his own lawyers — that Mueller was illegally appointed. Yahoo reports:
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Some legal experts have questioned the Justice Department’s naming of Mueller, a former FBI director, to handle the probe in the absence of a specific law governing special prosecutors.
But Trump’s own Justice Department says it is legal.
Earlier this month Andrew Miller, a one-time aide to former Trump political consultant Roger Stone, challenged the legality of Mueller’s appointment in appeals court.