First charges approved in Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe

First Charges Filed In Robert Mueller's Russia Election Meddling Probe

The first charges have been filed in Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, less than six months after the special counsel was appointed in the wake of James Comey's dismissal as F.B.I. director in May.

The charges remained sealed Friday under a federal judge's order.

Sources told CNN the charges will be filed on Monday and anyone charged can be arrested that same day.

Mueller, a former FBI director, was appointed in May as special counsel to oversee the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the election.

Peter Carr, a spokesperson for Mueller, declined to comment Friday night.

President Trump has denied any wrongdoing and has called the investigation a witch hunt. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the investigation.

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In addition to Mueller's probe, three congressional committees are conducting their own investigations into possible Russian influence on the election.

This followed President Donald Trump's controversial decision to fire FBI Director James Comey amid the agency's investigation into the campaign connections.

The Kremlin has also denied the claims.

Mueller served as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 2001 to 2013.

It is unclear at this time what the charges are or who is facing them. It also examined foreign lobbying by former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and others, reported CNN. Rosenstein oversees the Mueller probe at the Justice Department.

Russia has repeatedly denied U.S. intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow meddled in the election and Trump has denied any collusion between his campaign and Russian officials.

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