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The public life of Robert Mueller

| Friday, March 23, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington
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FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington
FBI Director Robert Mueller
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FBI Director Robert Mueller
FBI Director Robert Mueller is sworn in on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 13, 2013, prior to testifying before the House Judiciary Committee as it holds an oversight hearing on the FBI. Mueller is nearing the end of his 12 years as head of the law enforcement agency that is conducting high-profile investigations of the Boston Marathon bombings, the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and leaks of classified government information. The committee's chairman, Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said when it comes to national security leaks, it's important to balance the need to protect secrecy with the need to let the news media do their job. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
FBI Director Robert Mueller is sworn in on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 13, 2013, prior to testifying before the House Judiciary Committee as it holds an oversight hearing on the FBI. Mueller is nearing the end of his 12 years as head of the law enforcement agency that is conducting high-profile investigations of the Boston Marathon bombings, the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and leaks of classified government information. The committee's chairman, Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said when it comes to national security leaks, it's important to balance the need to protect secrecy with the need to let the news media do their job. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller smiles as he speaks at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, during his farewell ceremony. Mueller is stepping down in September after 12 years heading the agency.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller smiles as he speaks at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, during his farewell ceremony. Mueller is stepping down in September after 12 years heading the agency. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
FBI Director Robert Mueller has a heated exchange with House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, over Gohmert's questions about FBI intelligence gathering on the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, Thursday, June 13, 2013, during the committee's oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller is nearing the end of his 12 years as head of the law enforcement agency and lawmakers had questions about the Boston attack, secretly gathered phone records of The Associated Press, the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and leaks of classified government information. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
FBI Director Robert Mueller has a heated exchange with House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, over Gohmert's questions about FBI intelligence gathering on the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, Thursday, June 13, 2013, during the committee's oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller is nearing the end of his 12 years as head of the law enforcement agency and lawmakers had questions about the Boston attack, secretly gathered phone records of The Associated Press, the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and leaks of classified government information. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs the Capitol after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, in Washington, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs the Capitol after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, in Washington, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller walks off stage after his farewell ceremony at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Mueller is stepping down in September after 12 years heading the agency.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller walks off stage after his farewell ceremony at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Mueller is stepping down in September after 12 years heading the agency. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Robert Mueller
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Robert Mueller
FBI Director Robert Mueller, left, confers with Deputy Attorney General James B. Comey, head of the Justice Department's corporate fraud task force, as they announce charges against Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling, in Washington at the Department of Justice, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004. Skilling, who resigned months before the company shattered in scandal, surrendered Thursday and pleaded innocent to more than three dozen federal charges in the company's collapse. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
FBI Director Robert Mueller, left, confers with Deputy Attorney General James B. Comey, head of the Justice Department's corporate fraud task force, as they announce charges against Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling, in Washington at the Department of Justice, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004. Skilling, who resigned months before the company shattered in scandal, surrendered Thursday and pleaded innocent to more than three dozen federal charges in the company's collapse. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
FBI Director Robert Mueller
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FBI Director Robert Mueller
President Barack Obama, followed by outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller, right, and his choice to succeed Mueller, James Comey, left, a senior Justice Department official under President George W. Bush, walks towards the podium in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 21, 2013, where he made the announcement. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama, followed by outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller, right, and his choice to succeed Mueller, James Comey, left, a senior Justice Department official under President George W. Bush, walks towards the podium in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 21, 2013, where he made the announcement. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama and outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller are seen  in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 21, 2013, where the president announced he would nominate  James Comey, a senior Justice Department official under President George W. Bush, to replace Mueller, as FBI director.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama and outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller are seen in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 21, 2013, where the president announced he would nominate James Comey, a senior Justice Department official under President George W. Bush, to replace Mueller, as FBI director. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
FBI Director Robert Mueller listens as President Barack Obama speaks to staff members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force Headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
FBI Director Robert Mueller listens as President Barack Obama speaks to staff members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force Headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., right, and committee member  Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, left, greet FBI Director Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, prior to the start of the committee's hearing on national security matters. Mueller is nearing the end of his 12 years as head of the law enforcement agency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., right, and committee member Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, left, greet FBI Director Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, prior to the start of the committee's hearing on national security matters. Mueller is nearing the end of his 12 years as head of the law enforcement agency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Assistant Attorney General Robert Mueller III points to a photo of the reconstructed wreckage of Pan Am Flight 103 which exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988, killing 270 people, in Washington, Nov. 14, 1991. The Justice Department announced that two Libyan intelligence officials were indicted in the bombing. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)
Assistant Attorney General Robert Mueller III points to a photo of the reconstructed wreckage of Pan Am Flight 103 which exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988, killing 270 people, in Washington, Nov. 14, 1991. The Justice Department announced that two Libyan intelligence officials were indicted in the bombing. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

A look back at the public life of Robert Mueller, Special Counsel and Former FBI Director.

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