The first charges have been filed in the high-profile investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller, CNN reported on Friday.
It’s still unknown who will be charged or what the charges are, as a judge has reportedly ordered them to be sealed.
However, CNN also reported that there were plans for “anyone charged to be taken into custody as soon as Monday.”
CNN has the exclusive on this major development:
On Friday, top lawyers who are helping to lead the Mueller probe, including veteran prosecutor Andrew Weissmann, were seen entering the court room at the DC federal court where the grand jury meets to hear testimony in the Russia investigation.
Reporters present saw a flurry of activity at the grand jury room, but officials made no announcements.
Shortly after President Donald Trump abruptly fired then-FBI Director James Comey, Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel. Mueller took the reins of a federal investigation that Comey first opened in July 2016 in the middle of the presidential campaign.
Mueller’s investigation is said to have been far-reaching, looking at allegations of collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia and potential obstruction of justice by the president.
Earlier this week, it was reported that Mueller was even investigating Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta, the brother of Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chair, John Podesta.
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