On May 17, 2017, Deputy Attorney General Ro Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller (and the man who gave Rosenstein his start in the DOJ), to serve as the Special Counsel to investigate the allegations of Russian election interference.
Mueller instantly began hiring attorneys and buying equipment and supplies for his investigation.
One year, seven months later, Mueller continues his investigation and spending US taxpayer dollars.
I’ve often wondered how much of our hard-earned taxpayer money Mueller has spent and now we know.
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Would you believe that according to a recently released report, Mueller has spent over $25 million of our money on his witch hunt targeting President Donald Trump.
Milne News – Spending report reveals how much taxpayers have spent on Mueller probe – According to the latest spending report released on Friday, taxpayers have spent more than $25 million on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
The report shows that between April 1 and Sept. 30 of 2018, the special counsel has spent $4.56 million on the investigation.
“The Department will continue to dedicate and leverage resources to maintain strong program and financial management controls,” the report stated. “Management takes its program and financial accountability seriously and is dedicated to ensuring that funds are used in a responsible and transparent manner.”
Of that $4.56 million, $2.9 million went to “Personnel Compensation and Benefits” – $1 million of that went to special counsel employees’ salaries and benefits, and $1.9 million was “reimbursable” for Justice Department employees on detail with the special counsel’s office…
Don’t let that $4.56 million figure throw you.
That’s just the spending for that 6-month period of the investigation.
The report also does not include another $5.5 million spent by the Department of Justice on expenses related to Mueller’s Russian investigation.
$25 million over 17 months comes to around $1.24 million PER MONTH.
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