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What Exactly Is a Special Prosecutor And How Much Power Does He Hold? We Explain In 59 Seconds

Our political experts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jay Aiyer explain it to you in under a minute, so you can watch it, get it and keep going with the news.

You may have heard the name Robert Mueller a lot lately. And you surely know that he is now  leading the probe  on links between Russia and president Donald Trump’s campaign. 

But, what exactly is a special prosecutor and how does he operate? How much authority and independence can he exercise when investigating the government?

Our political experts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jay Aiyer explain it to you in under a minute, so you can watch it, get it, and keep going with the news.

Every Friday, Brandon and Jay will explain a crucial political term of the week. You can listen to more about what’s going on in the country, and Texas, on their podcast, Party Politics. Don’t miss your weekly politics fix!

 

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