How might Trump remove special counsel in Russia probe?

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By: Reuters | Washington |
Published: April 10, 2018 7:49:21 pm


Donald Trump has denied any collusion by his campaign with Russia and any attempt to obstruct the probe. Moscow has denied meddling in the 2016 election campaign. (AP Photo)

After reports on Monday that the FBI had raided the offices of his attorney Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump was asked if he would fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

“Well, I think it’s a disgrace what’s going on,” Trump replied, calling Mueller’s investigation into any links between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia and possible obstruction of justice a witch hunt. “We’ll see what happens.”

Senator Chuck Schumer and other Democrats immediately expressed concern that Trump might seek to remove Mueller, who was appointed by the Justice Department in May 2017 to take over the Federal…

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