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Mueller has arrested 4 ex-Trump advisers in 6 months, signaling peril ahead for White House

Mueller has arrested 4 ex-Trump advisers in 6 months, signaling peril ahead for White House

After six months of work, special counsel Robert Mueller III has indicted two top advisers to President Donald Trump and accepted guilty pleas from two others in exchange for their cooperation with his probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election - a sign of mounting legal peril for the White House.

With the guilty plea Friday by former national security adviser Michael Flynn - one of Trump's closest and most valued aides - the investigation has swept up an array of figures with intimate knowledge of the campaign, the transition and the White House.

It appears to have swiftly expanded beyond Russia's interference in the campaign to encompass a range of activities,...

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