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U.S. Representative Val Demings

Representing the 10th District of Florida

Congresswoman Val Demings Responds to Appointment of Special Counsel in Russia Investigation


May 18, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida's 10th Congressional District, released the following statment in response to the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel in investigation into Russian interference in 2016 Election:

"The American people deserve answers. The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller is a brilliant choice. Based on my knowledge of him, he will be relentless in his pursuit of the facts. He is well up to the task.

"Now, we need an independent commission to ensure we protect our democracy and send a strong message that we will not tolerate any interference in our elections from anyone."