Trump Considering Firing Special Counsel? Just Another Example Of Stirring The Pot
14 Juin, 2017, 04:45 | Author: Marc Bacque
Rosenstein noted that he is the only one who could fire Mueller, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. "With respect to this subject, only the president or his attorneys are authorized to comment".
The night before Tuesday's senate intelligence committee hearing with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the sudden question of whether President Donald Trump might fire Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller prompted alarm from Democrats and notes of caution from Republicans.
Rosenstein repeatedly conveyed his support for Mueller's role at a Senate hearing, held the morning after a close friend of President Donald Trump was quoted in a television interview as saying he was considering dismissing Mueller. Ruddy agrees that the move would be a wrong move, but dismissed the investigation Mueller is overseeing. An order from the president would not necessarily qualify, he said.
He added, "I'm not going to follow any order unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders".
Democratic lawmakers intend to ask Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his meetings with the Russian ambassador and the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Comey when the former Alabama senator testifies Tuesday. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland called it the "height of arrogance" for Sessions not to be present.
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Trump's allies have begun raising questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's impartiality - he's a former FBI director who has worked with fired FBI Director James Comey - and floating the idea that Trump might replace him. He had to correct that assertion after the Washington Post revealed that Sessions twice met with the Russian ambassador during the campaign and did not disclose that to the Senate. He said at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. The Justice Department sent Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to testify about the budget instead. And since Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the investigation, Rosenstein is acting in that capacity. National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers and Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, both declined to discuss their own Trump communications during a hearing last week.
The White House has denied those claims.
"If (Comey) and the others at the Justice Department with whom he colluded had felt like there had been an obstruction of justice, then they conspired to violate the law by together holding that back so they could blackmail (Trump) later", Gohmert said. Here's another bad idea: Firing the special prosecutor whom the deputy attorney general was essentially forced to appoint after the president fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. He added, "I think the best vindication for the president is to let this investigation to go on independently and thoroughly".
Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon. White House frustrations with the Justice Department spilled into public view last week, when Trump on Twitter criticized the legal strategy in defending his proposed travel ban.
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They said Constand's initial statements to police were full of inconsistencies that undermine the truthfulness of her story. And he grew emotional when speaking about Constand , and accused Cosby's lawyers of attempting to shame and exploit her.
Sessions adds that he has no knowledge of "any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign". Sessions said he agreed with a letter drafted by his deputy, Rod Rosenstein , that Comey should be replaced.
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Jerry Brown , center, discusses climate change at a news conference, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Jerry Brown discusses climate change at a news conference Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif.
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