At least one person was charged Friday in connection with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s criminal investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, according to people familiar with the matter.

That person could be taken into custody as soon as Monday, these people said. The number and identity of the defendants, and the charges, couldn’t be determined.

A spokesman for Mr. Mueller, Peter Carr, declined to comment. The news of the charges, marking the first in Mr. Mueller’s investigation, was reported by CNN on Friday.

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9 thoughts on “First Charges Filed in Russia Probe Led by Special Counsel

  1. Robert, I STILL have hardcore (redneck) friends and extended family here in Wild Wild Wilder-now Texas that believe these investigations, trials, indictments, and yes impeachment, are bogus liberal media ploys. They are defining precisely the psychological disorder of not just classic Denial, but also Delusional disorder. 😑

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    • I’m hip, Professor. To share a personal analogue, I have a friend who is struggling to support a child. This person has physical and emotional issues which are impairing their ability to work. I keep insisting they either get healthy and go back to work or try to get disability benefits; otherwise, they’ll end up homeless. Unfortunately, this person is vacillating because they’re reluctant to face reality. Psychologically, it’s the same as the Trump denialism and delusional disorder you cited.

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