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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Judiciary Dem Issues Dire Warning: GOP Is Plotting To Let Trump Fire Mueller

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com

 

It’s not just the loud mouths on Fox News who are peddling wild conspiracies as they lash out at supposedly dark forces on special counsel Robert Mueller’s team attacking the Trump White House.

An increasing number of Republicans are making it plain that any attempt by Trump to fire Mueller would be fine with them.

That was the undeniable take-away from the House Judiciary Committee’s Wednesday hearing. During his testimony, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was pressured relentlessly by Republicans who used to be pro-law and order but now use the FBI and the DOJ as a political punching bag.…

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Panicked Trump Lawyers Demand ‘Special Counsel’ Probe Of Mueller

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Dropping the façade that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation poses no real threat to Donald Trump, and that the probe into Russia collusion is likely to end quickly and without concern for the White House, Trump’s attorneys have suddenly switched gears.

Clearly hitting the panic button, Trump’s legal team is now going full Fox, suggesting that Mueller’s investigation is deeply compromised and that the Department of Justice needs to appoint a second special counsel — you guessed it — to shadow and scrutinize Mueller.

“The Department of Justice and FBI cannot ignore the multiple problems that have been created by these obvious conflicts of interests,” Trump attorney Jay Sekulow tells Axios. These new revelations require the appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate.”

It’s significant that Trump’s legal team is now fully embracing the far-right conspiracy theories of Fox News and congressional Republicans by putting Mueller in their sights.…

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Unhinged Texas Pol Threatens ‘Civil War’ Over ‘Coup’

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Congressional Republicans continue to circle the wagons around Donald Trump as the Russia investigation heats up and the list of indictments and convictions grows.

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert is the latest to make ridiculous and incendiary remarks while trying to throw completely specious suspicion on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

Speaking to a Virginia radio station, Gohmert — who has long promoted all manner of crackpot conspiracy theories — argued that Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein have to be removed from their positions, claiming that the investigation is a “coup” attempt.

Gohmert also said that the investigation could push America “into a civil war.”

GOHMERT: Mueller stacked the deck.



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