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The one-year anniversary of the appointment of the special counsel Mueller approaches and Trump’s legal Department Fox News says it will be hard to make a decision on a Miller-interview before this date.
President Trump on Friday blasted the cost of the Special Counsel, to Robert Mueller’s investigation, according to a new filing revealed taxpayers spent nearly $17 million to the Russian probe.
“A. P. just reported that the Russian dizziness investigation has now our government costs more than $17 million, and to go quickly. No collusion, except by the Democrats!” Trump tweeted.
A. P. just reported that the Russian dizziness investigation has now our government costs more than $17 million, and to go quickly. No collusion, of the Democrats!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 1. June 2018
The price was based on an expenditure report released on Thursday by the justice Department.
About US $ 10 million was spent between October and March, the document States. $ 4.5 million includes output from Müller’s team, and another $5.5 million Euro issued by the Ministry of justice other expenditure attributable to investigations.
“The Department will continue to devote to, and use of, resources to maintain strong program and financial management controls,” the DOJ said in the report. “Management takes its program and financial accountability seriously and will ensure that the funds are used in an accountable and transparent manner.”
Miller is special counsel in may 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Previously, the Ministry of justice explained that during the may-September 2017, in time, the investigation cost nearly $7 million, bringing the total to date to $17 million.
TRUMP COMPLAINS ABOUT THE COST OF RUSSIA-PROBE
In previous total $included in cost of 3,2 million in direct Special Counsel and $ 3.5 million for other DOJ expenses, covers expenses such as agents on raids or in interviews and other public authorities.
The expenditure report said, these costs would have “for the investigations, regardless of the existence” of Müller ‘ s sample.
Müller studied Russia tried to interfere in the election in 2016, and whether there is an agreement with trump campaign officials. The investigation also ensnared other Trump officials, such as former national security Advisor, Michael Flynn and former campaign Chairman Paul Manfort, on other topics.
Trump has repeatedly said that there is “no agreement.”
Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.
Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.