Flashback: The Mueller investigation moments that matter

Robert Mueller.
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Thursday marks one year since Robert Mueller was named special counsel by deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election.

The big picture: What a wild ride it's been. Since day one, President Trump has criticized the investigation, calling it a witch hunt and rejecting the idea that there was ever any collusion or foul play in his campaign. But that hasn't slowed Mueller down.