Newly appointed Special Counsel Robert Hur brings rare firsthand experience with a sensitive investigation carrying high legal and political stakes for a sitting president.
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Hur — appointed by Attorney General Merrick Garland to lead a probe into government records found at President Joe Biden’s home and office — spent a year overseeing the work of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
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Hur served as the principal deputy to Rod Rosenstein from 2017 to 2018, when the former deputy attorney general was thrust into the spotlight following the recusal ...