Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, in charge of investigating possible links between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, today highlighted the value of honesty and integrity to a group of students from a private school in Massachusetts.
This was Mueller’s first public intervention since May 17 when the Justice Department put him at the head of the investigation to determine whether Russian intelligence influenced the outcome of the 2016 presidential election and whether there was coordination with the campaign Of Trump.
In the midst of great excitement, Mueller spoke at the graduation ceremony for students at Tabor Academy in Marion, Massachusetts because his granddaughter is studying at this college, where students prepare to enter the most prestigious universities Of the US, Mueller spokeswoman Molly Horan told CNN.
In his speech, Mueller stated that a person is good as he lives up to his word and urged students to live honestly, no matter what path they choose to take in life.
“Whatever we do, we must act with honesty and integrity. Whatever career you choose, you must know that you are good as long as you keep your word,” Mueller said.
“You can be intelligent, aggressive, articulate and even persuasive, but if you are not honest, your good reputation will suffer, and once lost, it will be impossible to repair that reputation,” added Mueller at the ceremony, broadcast live on television. Region of New England, to which Massachusetts belongs.
The school announced Mueller as a speaker at his graduation ceremony on April 27, three weeks before the Justice Department ordered him to do the Russian investigation.
Mueller led the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for twelve years, first under the presidency of Republican George W. Bush and then with Democrat Barack Obama, who asked him to lead the agency until 2013, although the term of office of the directors Of the FBI is 10 years.
Mueller was succeeded as FBI Director James Comey, who was ousted by President Trump on May 9, a move that has sparked a political storm in Washington.