Robert Mueller’s witch hunt against President Trump may finally be coming to a close, but not without legal problems of his own.
Government watchdog Judicial Watch has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court to find out how much Mueller’s security detail is costing taxpayers. “The American people have a right to know how much taxpayer money is being thrown at Mueller’s massive investigation,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
Already, this investigation carries a price tag of $25 million and counting. That’s $25 million of our money being used to push a blatant political agenda and distract President Trump from his work. But sour grapes over the 2016 election can only last so long, and it’s clear Americans are ready to move on.
But Mueller and his team cannot be allowed to get off scot-free in the process. As Fitton said in his announcement, “Judicial Watch has never before seen this level of secrecy surrounding the operation of a special or independent counsel.” It’s time for Mueller and his buddies at the FBI and Department of Justice to come clean.
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