November 25, 2016

Democrat Richard Blumenthal calls for special counsel to prevent Trump-tainted probe

One Democratic senator wants the Obama Justice Department to leave behind a watchdog independent of President-elect Donald Trump, calling for the attorney general to appoint a special counsel to continue a probe into the 2008 financial crisis.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat, said Mr. Trump's own financial ties to Deutsche ...

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