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Why Firing Mueller Might Not Backfire on Trump

By Bill Scher

If President Trump was willing and able to fire FBI Director James Comey, then there’s every reason to expect he will do the same to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, as well as anyone else in the Justice Department chain of command who might stand in his way.
“He can’t do that!” you might be sputtering. It would be literally Nixonian. It will destroy his legislative agenda. It would be political suicide.
Or not.
Many have observed that if Trump dumps Mueller, it would closely track the October, 20 1973 “Saturday Night Massacre.” On that disturbing day,… …read more

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