Democrats and Republicans Issue Warnings to White House Against Firing Mueller

Headline Roundup April 10th, 2018

Republicans and Democrats in Congress have warned the White House against terminating special counsel Robert Mueller, with several senators sponsoring a bill that would prevent President Trump from doing so. GOP leaders feel that preventive action at this point is unnecessary, however, with Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell stating, "I haven’t seen clear indication yet that we needed to pass something to keep him from being removed, because I don’t think that’s going to happen."

Democrats and Republicans Issue Warnings to White House Against Firing Mueller

From the Right
320

Democrats warned Tuesday of a “constitutional crisis” if President Trump were to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, and demanded Congress move quickly to approve legislation that would take the decision out of the president’s hands.

Read full story
From the Center
320

President Donald Trump has been advised he has authority to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, a White House spokeswoman said, as top Republicans in Congress warned that doing so may put his presidency at risk.

Read full story
From the Left
320

Senate Republican leaders sharply warned President Trump not to fire Robert S. Mueller III on Tuesday — but they once again stopped short of embracing legislation to protect the special counsel.

Read full story