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Sen. King says Trump firing Mueller would be a ‘huge mistake’

High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller, the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the US election and possible collusion with Trump’s campaign.If Trump is wise, he’ll leave Mueller in place and let this investigation run its course.House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Tuesday he would be “surprised” if President Trump fired Robert Mueller and encouraged him to allow the special counsel to “do his job independently”. “I think he’s weighing that option”. Some say Attorney General Jeff Sessions could rescind his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation and fire Mueller himself if Trump asked and Rosenstein refused, something which certainly would cause a great deal of controversy.”I’m not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders”.During his testimony before the same Senate committee last week, Comey said he felt he was sacked in large part because he refused to drop an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible nefarious ties between Russian officials and Trump’s campaign adviser and first national-security adviser, Michael Flynn. “I personally think it would be a very significant mistake, even though I don’t think there’s a justification [for the special counsel]”. Look who he is hiring.check fec reports. “I have confidence in Bob Mueller“.The interview took place several days before Rosenstein picked Mueller as special counsel for the Russian Federation probe, according to the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the interview, which was was first reported by PBS. Trump himself does not have the authority to directly fire the special counsel.Ruddy did not dismiss the White House communications team’s words, but he did call Spicer’s statement “bizarre”.While reports after Comey’s testimony [VIDEO] on Thursday said it divided the nation into pro-Comey and pro-Trump groups, Sekulow insisted that Trump is a unitary executive. The person demanded anonymity to discuss strategy on the sensitive matter.During the interview, Ruddy stated that Trump is “considering perhaps terminating” Mueller.”I said that the President was indeed considering that”.Asked whether he had seen any reason for Mueller to be removed, Rosenstein responded, “No, I have not”.”I never said I spoke to the President“, he added. “I always speak for myself and not the President“.Tuesday morning, Trump supporter Ari Fleischer, who served as President George W. Bush’s press secretary, again highlighted the issue of Mueller’s probe being handled by attorneys who have donated mostly to Democrats, a message that Donald Trump Jr. quickly retweeted to his own 1.7 million followers.The speaker listed the policy issues that congressional Republicans were focused on like a bill on the House floor this week to improve accountability for veterans’ health care, telling reporters, “We are focused on solving people’s problems”.Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the US during the presidential campaign have sparked questions, is appearing before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the election.”Chris speaks for himself”, a second senior administration official told the Daily Caller.