Trump: A special counselor for the Russia investigation ‘hurts this country terribly’

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President Donald Trump listens to questions from the media as he meets with Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos in the Oval Office on May 18, 2017. Photo by REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump continued to criticize a decision by the Justice Department to appoint former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel in the agency’s investigation into Russia on Thursday, saying “it hurts this country terribly.” The remarks, delivered during a luncheon with television news...

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