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Sat Apr 20, 2019, 09:04 PM

Mueller Witnesses Who Once Served in White House Now Fear Trump's Ire

WASHINGTON ó President Trump and his lawyers decided from the start to fully cooperate with the special counselís investigation, gambling in 2017 that they could hasten its end if they gave prosecutors unfettered access to White House aides and other Trump associates.

Instead, the 448-page report by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, released on Thursday revealed that investigators used dozens of hours of witness accounts from Mr. Trumpís advisers to paint a detailed and damaging portrait of his efforts to interfere with the investigation.

Now some of the witnesses named in the report, who have departed the White House but rely on access to Mr. Trump for their livelihoods, fear his ire. Some have begun calling current and former administration officials and others in the presidentís orbit to seek clues about Mr. Trumpís state of mind, according to four special counsel witnesses who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

One called friends and colleagues in the days before the report was released to see whether he could have the Justice Department redact his name from Mr. Muellerís report, according to two people told of the matter. The idea went nowhere.

In the time it takes to post a tweet critical or dismissive of former aides, the president can jeopardize their status as Trump insiders and galvanize his supporters and surrogates in the news media to line up against anyone who cooperated with the special counselís inquiry.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/mueller-witnesses-who-once-served-in-white-house-now-fear-trumps-ire/ar-BBW8npr?li=BBnb7Kz

I would submit that any attempt at revenge may end up biting Trump in the ass.

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Sat Apr 20, 2019, 09:06 PM

1. Lie down with dogs.... K&R. n/t

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Sat Apr 20, 2019, 09:28 PM

2. Yup,the Stalin Purge will begin on Tuesday.

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