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Trump reportedly ordered the firing of Mueller in June 2017
« on: January 25, 2018, 10:42:40 PM »

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So this is fun...

https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/25/politics/donald-trump-robert-mueller/index.html

Huge news.  Directly contradicts multiple statements over many months from the white house, Trump himself, Trump's lawyers...


Re: Trump reportedly ordered the firing of Mueller in June 2017
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Also the Dutch having full surveillance of Cozy Bear and directly watched the hacking of the DNC and State Department is also huge news.  Big day, sounds like something is dropping soon
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Re: Trump reportedly ordered the firing of Mueller in June 2017
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2018, 12:41:01 AM »

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Interesting thing to me: at least four sources corroborated this to multiple outlets in a very short period of time.  The smart money suggests it's people connected to the only guy who looks at all good - WH Counsel McGahn.

If the lawyers are turning on Trump, on top of the coordinated and increasingly hysterical efforts to discredit the investigation - which first ramped up right around the firing order - that suggests people either know or strongly suspect that this investigation is probably going to involve some serious charges.

...of course, this is also grossly corrupt, boneheaded dumb, and very much not the behavior of an innocent man, but that's almost a given at this point.

Re: Trump reportedly ordered the firing of Mueller in June 2017
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So this is fun...

https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/25/politics/donald-trump-robert-mueller/index.html

Huge news.  Directly contradicts multiple statements over many months from the white house, Trump himself, Trump's lawyers...

"That's never been on the table, never,'' Dowd said of firing Mueller, according to USA Today's August story. "It's a manifestation of the media. My dealings with Bob Mueller have always been cordial, respectful -- the way it should be."
Reacting to The New York Times' story. Sen. Mark Warner, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said, "Firing the special counsel is a red line that the President cannot cross."

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Re: Trump reportedly ordered the firing of Mueller in June 2017
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This is interesting stuff.  To whom was the order, and subsequent refusal, communicated?  What was Trumpís reaction? Why didnít heads roll?

Iím also curious about the conflict of interest stuff, particularly as related to Kushner. Conflicts get pretty complicated regarding mega firms, but I wouldnít feel comfortable being investigated by a partner of my criminal lawyer. Thatís a pretty fact specific inquiry, though, and wouldnít suggest a conflict between Mueller and Trump.

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