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White House Says Trump Can Fire Mueller. Republicans Warn It’d Be a Mistake

  • Sanders says president ‘certainly’ has power to fire counsel
  • Lawmakers express support for Mueller after Trump lashes out
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Trump’s response to an FBI raid on his attorney have enlivened fears he may fire Mueller or Rosenstein @tictocnews(Source: Bloomberg)
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President Donald Trump has been advised he has authority to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, a White House spokeswoman said, as top Republicans in Congress warned that doing so may put his presidency at risk.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday shifted the administration’s message on Trump’s attitude toward Mueller after the president’s angry response to a raid on the office of his longtime lawyer.