Robert Mueller

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Special counsel Robert Mueller is making a statement about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Watch his remarks at the Justice Department live.  They are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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#ProtectMueller protests broke out at reportedly over 900 locations across the United States last night.

Protests in Asheville, Waynesville and Sylva were a part of the collective action around the country.

“Who can’t handle the truth? Trump can’t handle the truth,” chanted over 60 protesters in the town of Sylva in Jackson County.

An anti-Trump event set up under false pretenses and bogus claims of voter fraud were used by Russians to influence North Carolinians, according to the latest indictment (pages 19 and 23 refer to events in North Carolina) filed by the Special Counsel's office as part of the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.