The highly unusual lawsuit says the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, was given an overly broad mandate and needs to be reined in.
In the document, the special counsel cited an op-ed article drafted by Paul Manafort and his Russia-linked associate to shape public opinion about consulting work in Ukraine.
Mr. Manafort was not only born in once prosperous New Britain, but grew up in a family whose name dots the map of central Connecticut.
President Trump said that he isn’t ‘angry at anybody’ and that investigations into his campaign’s links to Russia have not come near him personally.
Some in the Conservative media are calling for the resignation of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel who recently filed charges in the Trump-Russia investigation.
Mr. Weissmann, on leave from the Justice Department, brings decades of experience prosecuting Mafia heads and white-collar crime to the Russia investigation.