Power and Limits of Special Counsels
Former independent counsel Ken Starr, who investigated the Clinton administration, participated in a Heritage Foundation discussion about the power and limits of special counsels. The panel reviewed the history of special prosecutors and independent counsels, as well as the ongoing work of Trump administration Special Counsel Robert Mueller. They talked about what these people had accomplished for better or worse over the years, dating back to the first federal special prosecutor appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1875. close
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John Malcolm Director Heritage Foundation->Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
Andrew C. McCarthy Assistant U.S. Attorney (Former) Department of Justice->Southern District of New York
Kenneth W. Starr Solicitor General (Former) Department of Justice
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