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Special Counsel Mueller Impanels Grand Jury in Russia Investigation

The impaneling of a grand jury suggests that Mueller's probe into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is gaining momentum.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation into allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, has established a grand jury in Washington DC—an indication that his probe is gaining momentum rather than slowing down, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

A grand jury has special authority to pursue indictments, subpoena documents, and put witnesses under oath. Legal experts consulted by the Wall Street Journal said that while impaneling a grand jury doesn't necessarily signal wrongdoing, it does suggest how seriously Mueller is treating the investigation and allegations. Continue reading on VICE News.