What’s going on?
Rumors are flying that say President Donald Trump is considering firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating the Trump administration’s alleged collusion with Russia. Trump’s allies have reportedly warned him not to interfere with the investigation, and the president has denied the rumor.
What else should I know?
Mueller recently removed FBI agent Peter Strzok from the investigation after text messages between him and another agent were revealed that showed their bias against Trump.
All Democrats want for Christmas is for Trump to be impeached through any available means.
“Democrats have never been so concerned about the rule of law,” Glenn noted sarcastically. Former Attorney General Eric Holder weighed in on the rumors and tried to speak on behalf of “the vast majority of Americans,” but Glenn doesn’t think Holder can exactly speak for that majority.
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GLENN: All Democrats want for Christmas is impeachment.
Their best hope for seeing President Trump removed from office is special counsel Robert Muller’s Russia-collusion investigation. Now they’re terrified that Trump might fire Muller while the investigation is still under way.
Last week the Justice Department provided Congress with a large batch of text messages from former members of the special counsel’s team. Many of the text messages were hostile toward Trump. Several Republican congressmen are criticizing the integrity of the special counsel, adding fuel to Trump’s claim that the investigation is a “witch hunt.”
As if things aren’t dicey enough already, over the weekend, a lawyer for Trump’s transition team suggested Muller inappropriately gained access to thousands of transition team emails from government servers. Legal analysts say Muller didn’t break any rules, but the debate is giving Republican critics more reason to cry foul.
So now, Democrats say the Right is trying to shut down the whole investigation. Democrats have never been so concerned about the rule of law. Yesterday, former Attorney General Eric Holder weighed in, because it’s so important and helpful when former Attorney Generals weigh in. He tweeted that firing Muller was an “Absolute Red Line” – in all caps.
Holder also said he spoke “on behalf of the vast majority of the American people” in warning Republicans that any attempt to remove Muller “will not be tolerated.” I love how Progressives automatically assume that they speak for the vast majority of America.
Meanwhile, President Trump told reporters Sunday night that he is not going to fire Muller.
Democrats simply want to get to the truth in this investigation – as long as that truth leads to the outcome they desire, which is Trump’s impeachment. Democrats so desperately want this to be bigger than Watergate, which is saying something, because they worship Watergate like a sacred holiday. Why? Because it ushered in a golden era for them.
Three months after Nixon resigned from office, Democrats gained 53 seats in Congress in the 1974 midterm election. Republicans wouldn’t gain control of both houses again for 20 years. The 1974 midterm marked the most magical liberal transformation of Congress in history. That is why they worship Watergate, and it’s the same reason that the biggest wish on their Christmas list this year is an airtight indictment of Trump from the special counsel.