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Man at Center of Storm Kept Such a Low Profile He Was Almost Invisible

Mar 26, 2019 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON -- Most Friday nights as he conducted his investigation, Robert S. Mueller III drove seven miles from his offices by the Capitol to Salt & Pepper, a dimly lit, mostly empty restaurant near his home, settling into a wooden booth partly covered by a dowdy red curtain.

The ritual -- usually undertaken with two friends, a glass of white wine, a plate of scallops and no security detail -- was perhaps the most public contrast to the way Americans came to know Mr. Mueller in his 22 mon...