Former FBI Director Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to oversee Russia probe

"The View" co-hosts discuss the latest developments regarding investigations into possible ties between the president's campaign and Russia.
3:18 | 05/18/17

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Transcript for Former FBI Director Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to oversee Russia probe
Well, hasn't it been a week of bombshells? And it continues out of D.C. A special counsel has been appointed to jefr see the investigation into Russian election interference. Former FBI director Robert Mueller who was chosen as James Comey's mentor, and what is going on? What do you think is going on in the white house now? It feels kind of like a three stooges movie. A little bit. I feel as though we're all coming out of a coma. Slowly coming out of this coma, and we're starting to, like, see the light. Comey, you mean. Comey. We're seeing the light, and things are starting to look like we're going to live. We're going to get through this illness. I think that's why he was appointed. Mueller, because there has been this crisis in our country. A crisis of credibility. People don't know what to believe, or who to believe. He was the FBI director for 12 years, serving only longer than J. Edgar Hoover. He was the attorney of Massachusetts, and California. He has so much credibility, and I have to tell you, when you look at the order that Rosenstein signed and I hope people will go online and look at it, not only does he have autonomy, and press charges, he can investigate the Russian coordination -- You are talking about -- Mueller. And other things that may arise from the investigation including crimes like perjury or obstruction of justice. That was put in there intentionally to warn the white house that they are serious. And I thought, finally. Our country can't -- Yeah! It was like a checkmate by Rosenstein. Yes. Because when you think about how they tried to blame the Comey thing on a letter he drafted. No one saw this coming. He did the right thing, and for him to -- I wish I could see the faces when they said, we're going to do this right. He picks on the wrong people. I know. He doesn't think about the breadth of their power before he does. One thing that concerned me, and I wanted to ask you about this. Alec dur sh wits, and my concern is transparency. And I don't want to hear indictment or no indictment, and not see how this transpired, and he was aing the investigation will be in secret. We'll never hear from a witness. Grand jury. Does that concern you at all? At the end, we'll get an answer, but we don't know how they got to this conclusion or the details. No. Wait for the books. That's how we found out the impeachment with Bill Clinton. We heard information. All that stuff was great. The congressional hearing for watergate were televised. There will be a report at the end of the day, but what people need to understand is these investigations -- can't be compromised because people start changing their stories. They may not want to talking and when something is under investigation, you keep it close to the vessel so that you can conduct a proper investigation. Allen knows that. The professor knows that too. He is, you know. He is quacking. He is quacking. But, you know, the current resident in the white house,

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