Trump ally Dick Morris told Politico on Monday: "I think the idea of having an enemy when you're the object of a special prosecutor is a very important one".
"When the day comes that our country can not rely on people to deliver the truth about whatever the subject is from positions of great authority and great reputations, like Mueller, and if we just dismiss those as not being able to deliver us the truth about an issue, we've got more problems than we think we have", Womack said.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein assured Congress Tuesday that he would obey a presidential order to fire Mueller only if it were "lawful and appropriate". Nixon was eventually able to convince the DOJ's third in command, Solicitor General Robert Bork, to fire Cox. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is now due to testify on the matter before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.
At the time, Sessions said he was recusing himself only because he was involved in the 2016 campaign as an adviser to the Trump campaign. Justice Department regulations specify that a special counsel can only be removed for "misconduct, dereliction of duty, incapacity, conflict of interest, or for other good cause", and that the "specific reason" must be spelled out in writing. He added that fundraising records show some of the lawyers whom Mueller selected for his team have contributed to Democrats.
Republicans said on Tuesday that it would look awful for Trump to fire Mueller, whose investigation covers possible collusion between Russian Federation and members of the Trump administration. Look who he is hiring. "His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity". National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers and Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, both declined to discuss their own Trump communications during a hearing last week.
"Mr Ruddy never spoke to the President regarding this issue,"White House press secretary Sean Spicer said later".
The comments come amid increasing frustration at the White House and among Trump supporters that the investigation will overshadow the president's agenda for months to come - a prospect that has Democrats salivating.
Even though the White House has denied Trump made comments about firing Mueller to Ruddy, many are still speculating as to what would happen if Trump tried to fire Mueller.
"He apparently couldn't find a single pro-Trump attorney to hire, and I just think that's a rigged game, and I think that it's a mistake to pretend this is going to be some neutral investigation", Gingrich said on CBS This Morning.
Several theories abound so far. Doubt, however, has been cast on that explanation because of cryptic testimony from former FBI Director James Comey last week.
"In this case, we have what could serve as a trial balloon", he said on "Anderson Cooper 360", suggesting that it might be a way to test public reaction.
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrichtweeted Monday that he refused to believe Mueller could ever handle the Russian investigation fairly. "Don't waste our time".
Shortly after Trump fired Comey, a Justice Department official tapped Mueller to take up the investigation as a special counsel. He has already been subpoenaed by the House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee.
The first victim of the tragedy was named Thursday by the Syria Solidarity Campaign as Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali. According to The Guardian , more than 5,000 missing person calls have been made to the police casualty bureau so far.
Three other Americans remain incarcerated in North Korea, and there are huge efforts by the administration to have them released . The elder Warmbier said he did not believe North Korea's explanation that the coma resulted from botulism and a sleeping pill.
Food, activities and other items will be for sale by teams at their campsites to help raise donations for the event's goal. This baseball themed event, to celebrate the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, will feature everything baseball.
Rosenstein could eventually be questioned by Mueller about his memo on Comey and what motivated Trump to ask him to write it. Snowden has been living in Russian Federation since 2013 when it gave him asylum, resisting US pressure to extradite him.
Fisher had a heart attack December 23 while on a flight from London to Los Angeles, and died several days after. She was rumored to have relapsed shortly before her death, though that remains to be determined.
Castile's taillight was out; Yanez also testified he thought Castile resembled a suspect in a recent convenience store robbery. Reynolds pulled out her cellphone and began live-streaming the shooting's aftermath on Facebook as Castile bled to death.
Those questions were prompted after a friend of President Donald Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller. In an address to the country, Trump struck a notably less partisan tone in response to his first major domestic crisis.
Mueller was appointed special counsel after Trump fired former FBI director James Comey, who was heading up the investigation. And unless there was sufficient reason to fire Mueller, he offered, "it wouldn't matter what anybody said".
Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar
Walmart , by comparison, sold 17.3 percent of the country's groceries, while Kroger sold 8.9 percent, according to Bloomberg data. With Whole Foods , Amazon gets an established business that it can transform through its technology and supply network expertise.
British Airways doesn't blame Indian firm for flight disruption
Many of the Irish airline's customers switch to long-haul services offered by BA from Heathrow. "It's been a awful , bad day". Captain Stephen Wearing told The Telegraph that the scene that greeted him at Heathrow was "the worst chaos I've ever seen".
Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy
WANG: Later, the deputies from the local sheriff's department arrived. "I can't wrap my head around it", Hodgkinson said . When he went outside, he saw Hodgkinson shooting a rifle into a cornfield. "I didn't sense anything ill about him".
United Kingdom election: Theresa May keeps top jobs unchanged
Well, May is going to attempt to form an agreement with the 10 MPs that were elected from the Democratic Unionist Party, or DUP. May has said that she will begin to form her government, with the support of the DUP ( Democratic Unionists Party ).