Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation and will not file any more indictments in connection with his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign, NBC News reported on Friday, citing a senior U.S. law enforcement official. There are no sealed indictments.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to oversee the investigation into any links between President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and the Russian government in May 2017.
Since then, Mueller has brought nearly 200 charges, and has secured convictions or guilty pleas from top Trump advisors including his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Trump, who has waged a fierce, years-long campaign to discredit the special counsel, has denied any wrongdoing.
It is possible that leads uncovered during the special counsel’s inquiry and handed off could lead to charges brought by state prosecutors or other parts of the Department of Justice. But Mueller will not recommend any