New book about the Mueller investigation to be published in the fall

New book about the Mueller investigation to be published in the fall

A new book about the Mueller investigation is scheduled to be published this fall.

On July 11, Simon & Schuster announced the upcoming release of Meddling: The inside story about Trump, Russia and the Mueller investigationThe book is a firsthand account of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election led by Robert S. Mueller III, Aaron Zebley, James Quarles and Andrew Goldstein, as well as former President Donald Trump’s efforts to obstruct the special counsel’s investigation.

In 2017, Mueller, the former FBI director, was asked by the Justice Department to serve as special counsel. Mueller was tasked with investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to the Trump campaign.

The cover of “Interference: The Inside Story of Trump, Russia, and the Mueller Investigation.”

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The investigation – the only federal criminal probe into Trump during his term – was also led by Mueller’s deputy Zebley, Mueller’s senior counsel Quarles and Goldstein, one of Mueller’s lead prosecutors. In 2019, a 448-page redacted version of the team’s findings was released.

While the report found that “the investigation did not establish that members of the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government or coordinated their activities to influence the election,” it also documented “numerous connections between the Russian government and the Trump campaign.” The report also detailed Trump’s efforts to obstruct Mueller’s investigation.

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Donald Trump in 2024.

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interferenceDescribed by the publisher as a “real-life thriller,” it gives readers a comprehensive insight into the “momentous and difficult” decisions made by the special investigator as well as the “constraints and dilemmas” he faced at the time.

interference “It shows the importance of making principled decisions in unprincipled times,” Simon & Schuster said in a statement provided to PEOPLE. “It is an urgent reminder of the challenges facing our country, then and now.”

Interference: The Inside Story of Trump, Russia, and the Mueller Investigation will be released on September 24, 2024, and is available for pre-order now wherever books are sold.