WASHINGTON — An affiliate of former Trump marketing campaign adviser Roger Stone has been held in contempt of court docket after refusing to seem earlier than a grand jury within the particular counsel’s Russia investigation. His lawyer says he’ll problem the constitutionality of Robert Mueller’s appointment as particular counsel.
Paul Kamenar, lawyer for Andrew Miller, says Mueller’s appointment is unconstitutional. He argues that Deputy Lawyer Normal Rod Rosenstein did not have the authority to nominate a particular counsel and that any prosecutor with Mueller’s broad powers ought to be confirmed by the Senate. Rosenstein appointed Mueller after Lawyer Normal Jeff Classes recused himself from the investigation.
Miller labored for Stone throughout Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential marketing campaign.
Miller refused to seem earlier than a grand jury Friday in Washington.
Miller plans to attraction.