toptestmotor.com
toptestmotor.com Febrero 18, 2018


Trump Called for Mueller's Firing June 2017 — Source

31 Enero 2018, 12:33 | Bibiana Flor

U.S. President Donald Trump's desire to fire Mueller was first reported by The New York Times Thursday night | Nicholas Kamm AFP via Getty Images

U.S. President Donald Trump's desire to fire Mueller was first reported by The New York Times Thursday night | Nicholas Kamm  AFP via Getty Images

The Sessions interview with Mueller comes nearly three months after the special counsel directed the broader Justice Department to turn over a wide array of documents related to the probe. Trump has dismissed the report as fake news. It was about Mueller as a member of the golf club, according to The Times. Trump has at times called the probe a "witch hunt" and reports of Russian collusion "a hoax".

White House Counsel Don McGahn refused to ask the Justice Department to fire Mueller, and threatened to quit instead. "The President's lawyers, including Mr. Cobb, have tried to keep Mr. Trump calm by assuring him for months, amid new revelations about the inquiry, that it is close to ending". Explain why McGahn disagreed with Trump. Trump must have known this, of course. I like to imagine McGahn literally curling up into the fetal position on his office floor when he heard Trump float that idea. Ominous for the White House.

"Speaking of typical New York Times, you look in the first paragraph - all of this reporting based on four people who are told of the matter", said Pete Hegseth, one of the hosts, adding that the story "screams of a leak from the special counsel".

Mueller could not legally have considered political affiliations when making hiring decisions.

Trump said last year that he would "100%" be willing to meet with Mueller.

"The desperation, every day there is desperation, and every day, it blows up in their faces", he added. Trump fires then-FBI Director James Comey in May 2017. "There's been no indication the president or the White House are not cooperating with the special counsel".

Trump has said previously that he has no intention of firing Robert Mueller special counsel | Alex Wong  Getty Image
Trump has said previously that he has no intention of firing Robert Mueller special counsel | Alex Wong Getty Image

"If the FBI Director, Christopher Wray, and Rod Rosenstein don't want it released, I probably want it released", says Hamilton.

Trump has long demonstrated a preoccupation with those who have overseen the Russia investigation.

But McGahn, who previously served as the Trump campaign's top attorney, had already found himself the subject of scrutiny, after former acting Attorney General Sally Yates' congressional testimony raised fresh questions about McGahn's role in the saga involving former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

The president was asked about the report on Friday as he arrived at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

At the same time, the officials said that Trump discussed possibly firing Mueller with his friends.

Mueller is investigating allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. Mark Warner, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said, "Firing the special counsel is a red line that the President cannot cross". I think he's weighing that option.



Otras noticias

Tendencias Ahora

Klopp: Liverpool unlikely to make further January signings
But the new technology left players, fans and both bosses confused and in total disbelief at the time-consuming process. Into the stand or whatever and then it's done. "They all have the opportunity to play and keep shape and rhythm".

Jose Mourinho: Alexis Sanchez is a fantastic addition
Sanchez grew into the game at Huish Park and eventually set up Marcus Rashford for the opener and Ander Herrera after the break . MANCHESTER UNITED MANAGER Jose Mourinho was impressed by Alexis Sanchez's debut for the club, but said it came as no surprise.

Man City down Cardiff City — FA Cup
Manchester City won another match this week, as their so far almost totally serene progress towards a unique quadruple continues. Neil Etheridge was the first to be called into action as he comfortably collected Bernardo Silva's clever flick.

WWE Divas RETURN for historic wrestling event — Royal Rumble BABES
Rousey disappeared from the limelight, only briefly appearing on Saturday Night Live during a 13-month hiatus from the sport. Whether that comes to fruition remains to be seen, but one thing's for certain - Ronda Rousey's time in the UFC is now over.

Chelsea to unveil second signing on Monday — Transfer news
CHELSEA will reportedly abandon their pursuit of Edin Dzeko if they fail to agree a deal for the Roma striker by Monday. Considering the fees and wages associated with a potential transfer, that's probably all for the better.

Stipe Miocic to defend title at UFC in Boston
It wasn't about him. " He just doesn't seem to know what to do ", exclaimed veteran UFC commentator Joe Rogan during the fourth. Volkan Oezdemir burst onto the UFC Light Heavyweight scene while everyone was watching, but not necessarily paying attention.

Julie Chen Shares Thoughts on Omarosa Joining 'Celebrity Big Brother'
The argument erupted when Gordon, who was moderating the panel, repeatedly trashed President Trump and got snarky with Manigault. During tonight's show, it wasn't all doom and gloom as Ann thrilled the housemates by finally getting into the pool.

Lara Trump: Clinton reading 'Fire and Fury' at Grammys was 'sad,' 'despicable'
His previous work included a critical book on Trump confidant Rupert Murdoch, the Twenty-First Century Fox Inc . co-chairman. Not everyone was amused, though, at how the ceremony quickly turned into a political event instead of a night for music.

Divided nation to hear State of the Union according to Trump
This requires the allocation of resources for technology, science, education, healthcare, infrastructure, and immigration . China, too, talked of its push to embolden its links with international trade and commerce institutions and networks.

Federer derrotó a Cilic y ganó su 20ª Grand Slam — Australia Open
El croata ha tenido bastantes dificultades para superar a ese cuarteto, con apenas siete victorias en 46 enfrentamientos. En el Rod Laver Arena se vivió una jornada llena de emoción con un Roger Federer demostrando que también es "humano".