Top Robert Mueller Deputy is Stepping Down, What Does it Mean for The Russia Probe?
Is the Russia investigation really almost over?
Well, this staff departure could be the strongest sign yet that Robert Mueller’s team is nearly finished.????Sources close to the matter told NPR that Andrew Weissmann, one of the key members of the investigation will soon be leaving the Justice Department.????According to NPR, Weissmann who is seen as the architect to the Paul Manafort case, will be heading to New York University to study and teach, while pursuing various public service projects.????NPR says former Trump advisor Steve Bannon called Weismann and some of the other special counsel “killers” when they were named to the Mueller team…????...and author Michael Wolff wrote that Bannon called Weismann “the LeBron James of money laundering investigations”????Weissmann’s move isn’t the only one in recent weeks, but it is the most prominent…????...as NPR reports that a senior FBI agent and another special prosecutor are also leaving the team.??
??A source told NPR that Weissmann’s exit is a powerful signal that Mueller’s investigation is all but done.