US Democrat Senator Chris Coons has said that he believes that Donald Trump is likely to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, following the recent ousters of top administration officials by the president.
“I think the president’s abrupt recent actions in how he dismissed the VA secretary, the secretary of State, other key members of his Cabinet suggest that this is something he is likely to do,” Coons said on Friday.
Coons said that many lawmakers believe that it would be “dreadful” if Trump fired Mueller, a former FBI director, who has been running a high-profile investigation into allegations that Trump won the 2016 US presidential election against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton only because Moscow had rigged the election in his favor.
Trump has said that his election campaign’s collusion with the Russian government during the US 2016 presidential election was a “hoax”.
“The Russian ‘hoax’ was that the Trump campaign colluded with…