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Jan. 12, 2023, 9:41 PM

Biden Special Counsel Is DOJ Veteran Who Oversaw Mueller’s Work

Zoe Tillman
Zoe Tillman
Bloomberg News

Newly appointed Special Counsel Robert Hur brings rare firsthand experience with a sensitive investigation carrying high legal and political stakes for a sitting president.

Robert Hur
Photographer: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images

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 ...

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