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McConnell Says Trump Should Allow Mueller to Finish Russia Probe

  • Senate leader hadn’t commented on risk Mueller may be ousted
  • Graham says firing would probably be an impeachable offense
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Rep. Stewart Says Trump Shouldn't Fire Mueller
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said he “should be allowed to finish his job,” breaking his three-day silence on President Donald Trump’s attacks on Mueller and his Russia investigation.

“I don’t think Bob Mueller is going anywhere,” McConnell said Tuesday at a news conference. “I have a lot of confidence in him.”