Report: Top Aides Talked Trump Out Of Firing Mueller

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President Trump was considering firing Robert Mueller as special counsel leading the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election but was talked down by top aides, according to a new report.

The New York Times reported Tuesday that Trump was angered by reports that Mueller was close to fired FBI Director James Comey and entertained the idea of firing the special counsel.

According to the report, Trump has told staff, visitors and advisers over the last week that he thought Mueller was part of a “witch hunt” against him. Read more at The Hill.

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