The Russia Investigations: Is Robert Mueller Stumbling Into Time Trouble?

Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller may be running out of space to maneuver — or he may not. But the White House is calibrating its strategy as though a clock is ticking.

This week in the Russia investigations: The White House wants to either get the deal it wants from the special counsel’s office or get safely past what it believes is a Labor Day cutoff.

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