Mueller Investigation has blown through 7.7 million taxpayer dollars in a year, and what do we have?
Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel has spent over 7.7 million taxpayer dollars in a year and what do we have to show for it. Some indictments against Russian companies that may or may not exist and hundreds of appearances on CNN by a hookers lawyer.
The entire Justice Department incurred almost another $1 million for supporting the Russia investigation in the latest report, spending a total of $5.4 million on the Russia investigation From October 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. The Special Counsel’s Office expense report states the DOJ’s spending amount “would have incurred for the investigations irrespective of the existence of the SCO.”
Special Counsel’s Office Statement of Expenditures: October 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018
Please find the link to the Special Counsel’s Office Statement of Expenditures, October 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018 HERE. This statement has also been provided to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and the House Committee on the Judiciary, and the Senate and House Appropriations Committees.
Today’s statement reflects the Special Counsel’s spending within the approved budget. The Justice Management Division will conduct a similar review every six months. The next Statement of Expenditures will be released after September 30, 2018.
President Trump tweets almost daily on the Mueller investigation many times calling it a witch hunt, which it is. The million dollar question is how much more than 7.7 million taxpayer dollars will be spent?