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Mueller Probe Has Cost Some $25 Million, Justice Department Says

  • Trump has frequently assailed cost of investigation on Twitter
  • Probe expenses totaled about $4.6 million from April-September
Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation cost about $25 million from the time he was appointed in May 2017 to the end of September 2018, the Justice Department said.

Mueller spent about $4.6 million from April to September of this year, according to his most recent statement of expenditures released on Friday. In addition, Justice Department agencies spent about $3.9 million during that period on tasks related to the probe, according to the document.