Mueller probe "close to being completed," acting attorney general says

By Stefan Becket

/ CBS News

Roger Stone to not rule out cooperation agreement

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is "close to being completed," according to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.

Speaking at his first press conference since taking over the department in November 2018, Whitaker responded to a question by CBS News correspondent Paula Reid, saying he's been "fully briefed" on Mueller's probe

"Right now, I think the investigation is close to being completed, and I hope that we can get the report from Director Mueller as soon as possible," Whitaker said.

First published on January 28, 2019

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