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Most Republicans Silent in Face of Trump’s Attacks on Mueller

  • ‘I’ve not heard a lot of outcry,’ Trump aide Short says
  • President attacked Mueller as his lawyer demanded end to probe
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Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli reacts to President Trump’s latest tweet on the Mueller investigation. (Source: Bloomberg)
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President Donald Trump’s direct assault on Robert Mueller over the weekend renewed fears he’s preparing to fire the special counsel as Republicans mostly remained silent on the threat.

Just a few Republicans strongly warned Trump against firing Mueller -- Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said it could lead to the end of Trump’s presidency. Most avoided taking a stand.