Trump won’t fire Mueller despite ‘absurd’ probe

Then-FBI Director Robert Mueller in the White House in 2012 (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Explaining President Trump’s attacks on Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the White House said Tuesday the president is frustrated with the “absurd process” but he will not fire the special counsel.

“We don’t feel like that’s the most productive step forward, but we would like to see this come to a conclusion,” Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at the daily briefing Tuesday.

President Trump

Trump tweeted Saturday that the investigation into allegations of collusion between his president campaign and Russia was a “witch hunt” that “should never have been started in that there was no collusion and there was no crime.” He accused the special counsel’s team of being comprised of “13 hardened Democrats, some big Crooked Hillary supporters, and Zero Republicans.” Trump’s tweets were preceded by his personal lawyer, John Dowd, telling

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