The White House has moved to put a lid on speculation that U.S. President Donald Trump might fire the special counsel investigating the Russian Federation affair, while leaving just enough of a crack to keep the idea bubbling.
Sean Spicerdenied Ruddy spoke to the president about the topic, however former House Speker Newt Gingrich tweeted Monday Republicans might be "delusional" if they think special counsel would be fair. The White House clarification has come amidst reports that Trump is contemplating firing Mueller. "With respect to the subject, only the president or his attorneys are authorized to comment".
Jay Sekulow, a member of Trump's legal team, who told ABC in an interview on Sunday that he was "not going to speculate" on whether Trump might at some point order the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, to fire Mueller.
He added that he believes it would be a mistake to fire Mueller, but said the "the basis of his investigation is flim-flam".
The president was pleased by the ambiguity of his position on Mr. Mueller, and thinks the possibility of being fired will focus the veteran prosecutor on delivering what the president desires most: a blanket public exoneration.
Technically, it's up to the attorney general to decide what to do with the special counsel.
A series of Washington power-players had pushed back Tuesday against the idea of firing Mueller.
As Mueller builds his legal team, Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's impartiality, suggesting he can not be trusted to lead the probe. In his testimony, Rosenstein made it clear that he would not follow a presidential order to fire Mueller unless he thought there was a good cause.
The Post, citing unnamed sources, said the investigation into the president's own conduct began shortly after Trump fired Comey on May 9.
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosensteintestified Tuesday that if the president ordered him to fire the special counsel handling the Russian Federation investigation, he would only comply if the request was "lawful and appropriate".
Legal experts however say this would be incredibly hard, and if Trump succeeded it could trigger a crisis in American institutions.
"Special counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause, and I am required to put that cause in writing".
"I appointed him; I stand by that decision, " he said. Sessions told senators on Tuesday that he'd recused himself because he was part of Trump's campaign.
Matt Lewis, a CNN political commentator, said Trump has a pattern of surprise moves, such as the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Ruddy agrees that the move would be a wrong move, but dismissed the investigation Mueller is overseeing. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) suggested it could lead Congress to re-establish an independent counsel statute and reappoint Mueller.
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Mueller is now leading the investigation into whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election . But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight of the probe given his own role in Comey's firing.
Ruddy issued a terse response directed at Spicer, but also admitted he didn't speak to Trump personally about this. Mr Mueller is in the earliest stages of his investigation and still building up his team that will lead the probe.
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