Former government officials are now challenging the decision made by Special Counsel Robert Mueller not to reveal the ties that the Clinton campaign had to the Russian government.
Former members of Hillary Clinton’s campaign staff are now questioning why the team of seasoned prosecutors working on the investigation into Trump’s alleged ties to Russia did not report their connections to Clinton and her presidential campaign during the investigation that lasted for years.
Robby Mook, the campaign manager for Hillary Clinton, testified that Hillary Clinton approved the dissemination of unproven information to the media alleging a covert communications channel between the Trump Organization and Russia’s Alfa Bank. This information was later debunked. Mook testified that Hillary Clinton approved the dissemination of this information.
On September 19, 2016, Sussmann was accused of lying to the FBI when he brought that information to FBI General Counsel James Baker. According to the allegations, Sussmann claimed that he was not working for any client but rather bringing the data as a concerned citizen concerned about national security. Sussmann was accused of lying to the FBI when he brought that information to FBI General Counsel James Baker. These accusations served as the driving force behind the trial. On Monday, the jury decided to acquit Sussmann of all charges.