Many Trump supporters and allies are calling on the President to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, putting an end to his Russia investigation. They say it’s clear the investigation is going nowhere and may be too corrupted by Hillary Clinton supporters to yield an objective result to the investigation. Meanwhile, Democrats are threatening to “take to the streets” if Trump were to fire him.
Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro wrote on the DailyWire why he believes it would be a big mistake if Trump were to do so. He ended his article with this:
“Trump doesn’t have to stop Mueller. Mueller has done a bang-up job stopping himself.”
The calls to do so have been growing louder after the revelation of new text messages between FBI top agent Peter Strzok and his FBI paramour, Lisa Page. As I wrote two days ago, Strzok’s anti-Trump texts aren’t particularly troublesome — government agencies have opinions on politicians — but one text regarding an “insurance policy” in case of a Trump win certainly is. Here’s the text message:
I want to believe the path you threw out for consideration in [deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe’s] office that there’s no way he gets elected — but I’m afraid we can’t take that risk. It’s like an insurance policy in the unlikely event you die before you’re 40…