Mueller also reports in addition to his office, the Justice Department has spent $3.5 million to support the investigation.
The federal government spent almost $7 million investigating Russian meddling in the presidential election between May and September, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. Another $220,000 helped the special counsel's office employees relocate to work with Mueller.
With no end in sight, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office revealed the cost to USA taxpayers thus far for the Russian Federation collusion investigation. The report said that past special counsels did not report such expenditures, and the expenses would have been incurred "irrespective of the existence" of the special counsel's office.
Equipment acquisitions marks the second-highest expense, coming in at more than $733,000, followed by costs for rent and utilities, travel and transportation, and contractual services.
Rosenstein's hearing comes as Republicans express concerns over possible bias in Mueller's investigation.
Starr's investigation turned over documentation to the GOP-led House Judiciary Committee, which impeached Bill Clinton in December 1998 on single charges of perjury and obstruction of justice related to his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky. In October, the first indictments in his probe were unsealed in court against Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and an aide, Rick Gates.
The budget overview notes that its funding comes from a "permanent, indefinite" appropriation for independent counsels to do their work, meaning if can not be touched by Congress. Rosenstein, who wrote the memo that was the basis for Trump's firing of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, is overseeing Mueller's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
As part of the deal, Flynn's son Michael Flynn Jr.is not expected to be charged and Flynn is prepared to testify that high-level officials on Trump's transition team directed him to make contact with the Russians in December 2016.
In addition, Manafort and his longtime business associate, Rick Gates, are now facing several felony charges brought by the special counsel's office. Mueller also disclosed that he secured a guilty plea from George Papadopoulos, who was a junior foreign-policy adviser to the Trump campaign, for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about contacts with Russian operatives.
In a statement, the special counsel's office said it will release a similar expenditure report after March 31, 2018.
Glasgow's Hampden Park had been hoping to stage the tournament's opening game but that honour has gone to Rome's Stadio Olimpico. Brussels has lost it's Euro 2020 football matches after their "Eurostadium" ran into delays.
He has gone with an experimental side for the game and there are other Ireland-eligible players on the substitutes bench. With defenders in short supply, he may be asked to fulfil a similar role at the Tsirio Stadium on Thursday evening.
Prof Muigai said the government would not stop at anything to prevent the breach of the rule of law and the constitution. The penal code says anyone who tries to form a Government contrary to the Constitution could face charges of sedition.
The crux of Tarantino's argument was that the best Star Trek episode scripts could easily be expanded into a 90-minute movie. Deadline reports that Tarantino's Star Trek film will be the first R-rated movie in Trek history.
The top movie of the year was "Moana ", followed by "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story " and "Wonder Woman ". The Best iPhone App and Game are the meditation app Calm and the puzzle game Splitter Critters .
Over the last decade, vehicle safety has improved dramatically as automakers recognize that safety is a big selling point. Kia, Hyundai, and Subaru lead the pack for being the safest vehicles on the market.
La plus grosse affiche est incontestablement ce duel face à l'Italie qui se jouera à Nice le vendredi 1er juin (21h00). L'équipe de France défiera ensuite la Russie chez quatre jours plus tard dans un lieu à déterminer.
And the discussion around it - and the trouble when the sides met just over a week ago - prompted an apology from Sussex Police. The game will kick-off at 7.45pm and further details - including ticket prices - will be announced in due course.
The game is priced at $29.99 in the States, so expect something around the £25-£30 mark over in Blighty. You can't keep a good HD collection down, and that holds true for Capcom's Devil May Cry series.
Amazon told The Verge that the decision was made "without explanation ... which is disappointing and hurts both of our customers". And although Apple's services business is growing, it doesn't have much overlap with the core offerings of Google and Amazon.
The color of 2018 is .... Ultra Violet
If you're looking to use this in your home, Hellander suggests Behr's King's Court as a paint match to Pantone's Ultra Violet. Pantone notes that the Ultra Violet color has often been used to represent nonconformity and artistic brilliance.
Apple Pay Cash Now Available with Latest iOS Update
Apple Pay Cash, thankfully, doesn't by default share your every transaction with a special-purpose social network, as Venmo does. The same minimum and maximum limits per transaction apply for bank transfers, but the 7-day limit is higher at $20,000 per week.
Flu season could be rougher than usual this year
Flu is a contagious, viral illness that causes mild to severe symptoms that, in rare cases, can lead to death. "It's best to get it now and not wait until the flu is more widespread", Beard said.