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Russian Firm Tied to ‘Putin’s Cook’ Attacks Mueller in Filing

  • Rosenstein lacked backing to appointment Mueller, firm argues
  • Manafort tried similar attack on Mueller without success
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A Russian company tied to a longtime associate of President Vladimir Putin of Russia claimed that the appointment of U.S. Special Robert Mueller was unconstitutional and that a federal indictment of the firm should be dismissed.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein improperly appointed Mueller and he lacked authorization of the U.S. Congress to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Concord Management and Consulting LLP argued Monday in court papers.