Lawmakers across the country reacted Wednesday to Robert Mueller's appointment to head the probe into a possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
The appointment was met with praise from both Republicans and Democrats.
President Trump released a statement through the White House saying:
Sen. Rob Portman released the following statement:
His counterpart Sen. Sherrod Brown echoed Sen. Portman's sentiments that the matter needs to be investigated:
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur also released a statement supporting Mueller's appointment: