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Benczkowski recuses himself from Mueller investigation

By Clara Hudson

07 December 2018

Benczkowski recuses himself from Mueller investigation Brian Benczkowski (Credit: US DOJ)

After sustained Democratic pressure, the head of the DOJ’s criminal division has recused himself from the special counsel’s investigation into possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign.