Rep. Issa calls appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel for Russia investigation a 'good choice'

"You want somebody who can hit the ground running," said Rep. Darrell Issa.
1:30 | 05/17/17

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Transcript for Rep. Issa calls appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel for Russia investigation a 'good choice'
It's good that we now focal point of somebody's real trust. And see what it's him crossed. I think he has a long history of honorable service. I think he was victorious of course it's going to be about making history has sufficient assets to do its job. And you know with multiple. People. Starting in February when I called or have said we need. This independent counsel we needed the ability. To know that we had a point of contact who had the resources. But the other part if you're us Chad why you would do this is you want to make sure you have somebody who doesn't have to reinvent the wheel. We don't want to have five or six months of nothing Wheeler organizations pins you want this to be somebody hit the ground running. And can be accountable. In a matter of weeks to. The oversight of congress which is also part of this process is simply this really signifies. A major shift in this but. Before I called her the refusal of the attorney general. Jeff Sessions haven't focused on a week or two later he focused on it. And he realized that he had been to close the campaign team to not do that as ethical or your. And I think the same thing happens over time people realize that the way you. Get the right great information fully. And you know I would hope that moment does more than just look at any one issue but looks that Russian wrongdoing and problems affects where they need.

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