If Robert Mueller’s Russia probe doesn’t wrap up soon, legal experts say the investigation may have to go on ice until after the midterm elections in November.
Former prosecutors say if Mueller’s probe isn’t completed by summer, he’ll be expected to lie low and stay quiet until November so the probe doesn’t sway voters.
Experts say it’s not a legal deadline for Mueller, but a political one keeping with Justice Department habits.
Mueller is investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
President Trump has called the probe a “witch hunt” and insists that no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has been found.
Do you think Mueller will “go dark” or continue the investigation through the fall?
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