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Marine veteran will lead probe into Trump and Russia:

The man appointed as special counsel to investigate whether President Trump’s campaign collaborated with the Russians is a Marine veteran who served in Vietnam. Former FBI director Robert Mueller enlisted in the Marine Corps after the death of his college friend David Hackett, who was killed in Vietnam in 1967. Muller reportedly shipped out to Vietnam after completing Officer Candidates School. “One would have thought that the life of a Marine, and David’s death in Vietnam, would argue strongly against following in his footsteps,” Mueller said in a speech for the College of William and Mary’s May 2013 commencement ceremony. “But many of us saw in him the person we wanted to be, even before his death. He was a leader and a role model on the fields of Princeton. He was a leader and a role model on the fields of battle as well. And a number of his friends and teammates joined...

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