Deutsche Bank gets subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts

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Kushner, who is son-in-law to Trump spoke with Mueller's team for less than 90 minutes, the report said. The report covers from May 17, the date of Mueller's appointment, through September 30, the end of the federal fiscal year.

Mueller was appointed in May to lead the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

News of the Deutsche Bank subpoena may escalate Trump's vitriol toward investigators, which over the past week has included publicly attacking the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, whose reputation he declared to be " in tatters".

Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs Capitol Hill after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation in Washington, June 21, 2017.

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.

Another $733,969 was spent on equipment, but the report does not provide details. Of that, $500,000 went on new hires, while $1.2 million was paid to DOJ employees assigned to assist with the probe. The private practice lawyers who joined Mueller's office each gave up more than a million dollars in annual pay, according to their previously reported financial disclosures.

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Mueller is investigating whether the Trump campaign helped Russian Federation in the Kremlin's efforts to interfere in the election to throw it to Trump.

On December 1, Mueller reached a plea agreement with former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to giving misleading the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his contacts with then Russian Ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak.

So far, Mueller has charged Flynn, Manafort, Gates and former campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos.

As Mueller's investigation unfolds, Trump has gone on the offensive. If Mueller is getting deep into Trump's finances, we may well find out just what he's been working so hard to keep the public from finding out.

Mueller's spending "is entirely reasonable given the results we've already seen", Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee which is conducting its own investigation, said in a statement. "I continue to strongly support Bob Mueller's investigation and believe he should receive all the resources he needs to follow the facts and the law where they lead".

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