Given that special counsel Robert Mueller rarely appears in public and hasn’t given a statement to the media since he took over the Russia investigation nearly a year ago, many don’t know much about him.

While liberals argue Mueller is top-notch professional with a squeaky clean record, we can gain a better understanding of how he operates when he look at how he handled the Anthrax Letters following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

In September of 2001, letters containing anthrax were mailed through the U.S. Postal system to government and news media buildings. The terror attacks killed five people and left at least 17 others hospitalized after being exposed to the anthrax.

As the Director of the FBI at the time, Mueller launched an investigation into the terror attack that lasted upwards of 10 years. After spending tens of thousands of dollars on the case, it couldn’t have ended in a more embarrassing fashion.

And Mueller’s conduct, behavior, and investigatory tactics throughout the investigation shed light on how he is likely handling the Russia investigation today.

After the anthrax attack, Mueller issued a statement in October of 2001 admitting the FBI found “no direct link to organized terrorism.”

Just a few weeks later, the FBI magically unveiled a detailed profile of the terrorist attack. The FBI said it didn’t focus on the letters that were sent, which read, “Death to America, Death to Israel, Allah is Great.”

Sounds like a terrorist-motivated attack, doesn’t it?

Instead, they focused on a “linguistic analysis,” arguing the author of the letter was likely an angry American who was lonely and had poor communication skills.

Mueller’s investigation began focusing heavily on Steven Hatfill. He not only served in the U.S. Army, but worked in the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, according to The Federalist.

Mueller’s FBI admitted there was no evidence linking Hatfill to the attacks, but the bureau still spied on, followed, and harassed him for several years.

Hatfill sued the federal government for its unlawful actions and trampling on his freedoms. And guess what, he won nearly $6 million dollars.

After ruining Hatfill’s life, Mueller’s team shifted gears and locked in on Bruce Ivins, an Army researcher who volunteered to help the FBI solve the case.

Nearly five years after the attack, Mueller’s team concluded that Ivins was a target. Mueller’s big case was that spores used in the attacks were similar to the laboratory spores used by Ivins in his place of work.

Ivins was given the same illegal treatment as Hatfill: the FBI raided his home, stalked him, and threatened to imprison him for the rest of his life if he didn’t admit to the crime.

Ivins committed suicide in 2008, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Just one week later, U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Taylor announced that Ivins was guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt,” and they were “confident that Dr. Ivins was the only person responsible for these attacks.”

So instead of going after al Qaeda, Mueller went after American military officers, leading one to commit suicide.

Speaking about Meuller’s history of botching big investigations and how that might relate to his handling of the Russia investigation, a top political operative who wished to remain anonymous told Media Equalizer that Mueller being more concerned with conviction rates than following the facts is “scary.”

“Look at Mueller’s first two indictments,” the source said. “Paul Manafort was convicted of a crime from 10 years ago that was unrelated to Mueller’s sole purpose: Russia collusion.”

“Mueller also charged Gen. Flynn with lying to the FBI, which is a crime, but why was Hillary Clinton allowed to skirt charges for decades,” the source asked. “There’s a clear case of bias against Trump and Mueller appears determined to stop at nothing.”

Now he’s leading the Trump-Russia investigation, and there are many causes for concern going forward.

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