May 17, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock made the following statement regarding FBI Director Robert Mueller being named special counsel on Russian efforts to influence the 2016 Presidential election and related matters:

“Last week I called for an independent investigation that the American people can trust. With Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel, the American people can have confidence in a fair and thorough investigation as well as confidence in the eventual outcome.”