Mueller prosecutor investigated for misleading Congress about political pressure on Stone case

Mueller prosecutor investigated for misleading Congress about political pressure on Stone case
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[Ed. – Another domino falls.]

A prosecutor with Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel probe is being investigated for falsely testifying to Congress that political appointees at the Department of Justice applied undue pressure on career supervisors in the case of Roger Stone, the Washington Post quietly noted on Friday.

“Three career supervisors in the D.C. U.S. attorney’s office have disputed the sworn congressional testimony given by a former prosecutor on Robert S. Mueller III’s team, telling Justice Department officials they believe he mischaracterized communications with them about undue political pressure in the criminal case against President Trump’s longtime friend Roger Stone, according to people familiar with the matter,” the Post reported.

When prosecutor Aaron Zelinsky testified to alleged political pressure before the House Judiciary Committee in June, it was major news.

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“Federal prosecutor who withdrew from Roger Stone case to tell Congress of political pressure from DOJ,” blared CBS News.

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