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VIDEO: Mueller Forgets Which President Appointed Him as U.S. Attorney in Massachusetts

Former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON — Special Counsel Bob Mueller was unable to recall which U.S. president appointed him as U.S. attorney in Massachusetts while testifying before Congress on Wednesday.

During a House Judiciary Committee Hearing on the final Russia probe report, Mueller was reminded by Rep. Greg Stanton (D-Ariz.) that former President Ronald Reagan had appointed him to the position.

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