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Democrats demand Congress move to protect Mueller from Trump ire

01 Novembre 2017

Tom Udall delivered a statement urging members of Congress in both parties to be prepared to defend Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and President Trump's campaign.

The new indictments are raising concerns that it could anger Trump, leading to retaliation. He declined to speculate whether he thought Trump would fire Mueller, saying, "I have learned not to make any predictions about Donald Trump". The other Senate bill, sponsored by Republican Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Democrat Chris Coons of DE, would require the attorney general to prove to a panel of judges that he or she had fired a special counsel for good cause.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen.

As recently as August, a bipartisan group of senators were working on legislation meant to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller in case Donald Trump tried to fire him. Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat and a sponsor of one of the bills, said Trump's comments about Mueller "indicate he may take action to fire the prosecutor if he feels the investigation is coming too close". He added, "I think that's a violation". Bob Corker of Tennessee told reporters about the possibility that Trump would try to have Mueller removed. Another Trump campaign official has already pleaded guilty to lying to FBI investigators about his contacts with a Russian individual with "substantial connections" with Russian government officials who discussed possessing "dirt" on then-candidate Hillary Clinton in the form of thousands of emails.

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Even after the first indictments were handed down Monday, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat.

Special counsel Robert Mueller will interview White House communications director Hope Hicks, and other members of President Donald Trump's administration, after Trump returns from his upcoming trip to Asia, Politico reported Tuesday afternoon. And most rank-and-file Republicans, including one cosponsor of the legislation, said they saw no need to pass it.

"You can sort of scream "fake news" from the top of the hill at the top of your lungs, but at the end of the day, when it comes to the Mueller investigation, facts still matter", said Democratic Sen.

Democrats demand Congress move to protect Mueller from Trump ire