Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJOHN YANG: We return to our top story, the Justice Department appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee their investigation into coordination, possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.
We’re joined now by phone by John Carlin. He served as chief of staff and senior counsel to Robert Mueller. He’s now an attorney in private practice specializing in cyber-security and crisis management.
Mr. Carlin, thanks for joining us.
Tell us a little bit about your former boss.
JOHN CARLIN, Former Assistant Attorney General for National Security: I can’t think of an American of higher integrity and experience.
This is someone legendary who prosecutors and agents in the field, who — a former Marine, spent a career as a prosecutor, has been nominated by presidents, including President Clinton, President Bush, and President Obama, for different positions, and, throughout his career, has earned