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

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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