Congress seems a little skittish that Trump will fire Mueller in the next few weeks

From The Washington Post:

Does Congress know something we don’t about whether President Trump is again considering firing special counsel Robert S. Mueller III? (Or fire the aides who refuse to fire Mueller for him?)

That’s a fair question to ask after a flurry of movement Tuesday from senators on both sides of the aisle who reaffirmed their commitment to letting Mueller finish his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 election and whether the Russians coordinated with the Trump campaign.

“We urge President Trump to allow the Special Counsel to complete his work without impediment,” Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.), authors of a bill to protect Mueller, said in a joint statement seemingly out of the blue, “which is in the best interest of the American people, the President, and our nation.”

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