White House Assures Trump ‘Is Not Considering Or Discussing’ Firing Mueller


The White House moved to quell speculation that President Trump was considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller after Trump spent the weekend lambasting the federal probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian election meddling.

“In response to media speculation and related questions being posed to the Administration, the White House yet again confirms that the President is not considering or discussing the firing of the Special Counsel, Robert Mueller,” Trump’s lawyer Ty Cobb said in a statement
Trump mentioned Mueller’s name for the first time in his tweets over the weekend, going against the advice of his attorneys.


Read more at The Hill.



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