In oral argument before a D.C. Circuit panel Thursday afternoon, a U.S. lawyer from the special counsel’s office issued a defense of Robert Mueller III’s probe, fighting assertions that it’s an uncontrolled investigation.

“It is not the case that the special counsel is wandering in a free floating environment and can decide” when to report to the acting attorney general, appellate lawyer Michael Dreeben said.

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