Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Tuesday that even if President Trump told him to fire Robert Mueller as special counsel overseeing the Department of Justice investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, he would not follow the order unless he thought there was good cause.

Rosenstein's letter critical of Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation served as the Trump White House's first reasoning for firing Comey - though Trump later undercut that explanation by saying he fired Comey in hopes of ending the Russian Federation probe.

Ruddy, who had been at the White House Monday, told PBS' Judy Woodruff that "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel".

Rosenstein testified that he is the only one who has the authority to fire Mueller, who was appointed following the May 9 ousting of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and that he had seen no good cause to do so.

Her tweet, late Tuesday, ended a day in which the White House said the president has "no intention" of firing Mueller.

Soon after Ruddy's remarks became public Monday night, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said: "Mr".

Trump has been emphatic in denying any connection to the 2016 election meddling that the USA intelligence community says Russian Federation was behind.

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter offered a similar message, tweeting, "Now that we know TRUMP IS NOT UNDER INVESTIGATION, Sessions should take it back & fire Mueller".

Trump can not directly dismiss Mueller.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, an informal Trump adviser, tweeted Monday, "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair". Such a move would create a firestorm coming weeks after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey.

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He is nearly certain to be asked about the possibility of the president firing Mueller.

Ryan said the smartest thing for the president to do would be to let the investigation continue and be vindicated.

"I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an effort to obstruct", Comey said. Gingrich said he is troubled by Democratic donations of Mueller's picks to help lead the probe.

Ruddy did not dismiss the White House communications team's words, but he did call Spicer's statement "bizarre". The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. I never said that the President told me.

In yet another blow to the president's agenda, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against Trump's executive order limiting travel to the United States from several Muslim-majority countries. Still, he added, "I can't imagine that that issue is going to arise". Ruddy later confirmed the comment to CNN.

Anxiety about the probe - and fresh concerns about the political leanings of some of the attorneys involved - is percolating in the West Wing of the White House.

"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 not able to deliver us the truth about an issue we've got more problems than we think we have", Womack said.

The speaker listed the policy issues that congressional Republicans were focused on like a bill on the House floor this week to improve accountability for veterans' health care, telling reporters, "We are focused on solving people's problems".

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