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The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel editorial: Let’s trust the process of independent query

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Now that a former FBI director has been given sweeping authority to investigate any connection between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia — and “any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation” — it’s time to exhibit some patience and let the process play itself out.

What needed to happen has happened — thanks to the ingenious checks and balances that the constitutional framers baked into our system of governance. That includes a free press fulfilling its watchdog role.

The news that the Justice Department on Wednesday appointed Robert Mueller as “special counsel” to lead a federal investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election was just one headline among many emanating from coverage of an increasingly turbulent White House.

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