Robert Mueller's investigation has cost taxpayers a massive $25 million according to documents released by the Department of Justice. The Daily Caller reported that special counsel's broad investigation into alleged Russian interference with the 2016 election has been going on since May of 2017. They reported that the latest stats released by the DOJ add up to at least $25 million, but Americans are wondering where the results are.
Readers can view the document showing expenses here.
The latest numbers released by the department show that, in a six-month time period from April 1, 2018, to Sep. 30, 2018, there were over $4.5 million in expenditures.
Those expenditures included over $2.8 million in salary for Mueller and his team.
This adds up to “just over $25 million,” according to CNN analysts...
The department previously reported $6.7 million in direct and indirect costs from May through September 2017, and $10 million from October 2017 through March 2018 — bringing the total from all three reports over the life of the investigation to just over $25 million. Of that amount, only $12.3 million is the special counsel’s direct expenditures.
Members of Trump's campaign staff have been targeted in the investigation. People such as Michael Flynn, Rick Gates, George Papadopoulos, and Paul Manafort are key parts of Mueller's investigation.
At some point Mueller's investigation has to end and stop wasting money. There was claims they were done and wrapping up the report, but still nothing has been released as of yet.