• 'Like throwing gasoline onto a fire': Trump is poised to shake up his legal team as he goes on the offensive against Mueller

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

    President Donald Trump is gearing up for a massive shakeup to his legal team as he prepares to take an aggressive approach to the Russia investigation.
    Trump is reportedly considering firing White House lawyer Ty Cobb, who has advocated for a cooperative approach, and recently hired a controversial former federal prosecutor with a tendency to push conspiracy theories about the FBI.
    One legal expert called the proceedings a "side show," adding that regardless of whom Trump hires and fires, it "won't impact the facts that are uncovered, nor Mueller's decisions on how to proceed."
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  • One of Trump's fiercest Republican critics begs the president not to fire Mueller, threatens impeachment if he does

    One of Trump's fiercest Republican critics begs the president not to fire Mueller, threatens impeachment if he does

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who has long been one of President Donald Trump loudest Republican critics, is begging Trump not to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, the man leading the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election.
    Flake argued that, by firing Mueller, Trump would prompt a constitutional crisis that could only be resolved through impeachment.
    "No one wants that outcome, Mr. President, please don't go there," Flake said on Tuesday.
    The Republican senator's comments follow those of his colleague, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who suggested in interviews on...
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