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A Special Counsel Wields Power, But How Much?

The Justice Department appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate possible links between associates of President Donald Trump and Russian officials Wednesday. 

The move came during a spate of near-non-stop breaking news about the Trump White House related to the investigation. 

For context and analysis, Morning Shift turns to Daniel Hemel, assistant professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School.

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