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Mon Mar 12, 2018, 10:54 PM

Rosenstein defends Mueller: No reason to end special counsel

Source: The Hill

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller in an interview published Monday, saying that he doesn’t believe “there is any justification” for ending the probe into Russia's election interference.

"The special counsel is not an unguided missile," Rosenstein told USA Today. "I don't believe there is any justification at this point for terminating the special counsel."

The Washington Post reported earlier this year that President Trump had ordered that Mueller be fired last summer, but was thwarted by White House counsel Don McGahn, who threatened to resign over the move.

Trump has repeatedly attacked Mueller’s probe as a “witch hunt.”

Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller following the firing of FBI Director James Comey and recusal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions from the 2016 investigation, said oversight of the probe takes up only "a fraction" of his time on a daily basis.

Read more: http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/378035-rosenstein-defends-mueller-probe-no-reason-to-end-special-counsel

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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Mar 2018 #1

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Tue Mar 13, 2018, 12:11 AM

1. Well little Devin Nunes disagrees

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