The investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election is in full swing, and the special investigator’s first bill has come in for taxpayers.
For an investigation that has been called a “witch hunt” by President Donald Trump, the bill being shoved onto taxpayers is enormous — and has critics up in arms.
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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office says more than $6.7 million of taxpayer money has already been spent as part of his investigation into Russian election interference.
Of that price tag, a staggering $3.2 million was spent directly by the special counsel’s office. An additional $3.5 million was paid out by the Justice Department to support the investigation, though the special counsel’s office claims that money would have been spent anyway.
That’s $6.7 million in YOUR tax money that are now lining the pockets of ‘special investigators’ for hotel rooms,