rosenstein appointed mueller, and sessions can dismiss him

See for yourselves : Wikipedia – RB

Deputy AG Rosenstein: Trump Can’t Fire Mueller
Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge, Jun 13 2017

Moments ago, Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein, speaking at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, said he has not seen “good cause” to fire Mueller. He clarified that he has the authority to hire and fire Mueller, and not AG Sessions. Sen Jeanne Shaheen asked Rosenstein:

Have you seen good cause for firing Mueller?

Rosenstein replied:

I have not.

The exchange was notable because the Deputy AG essentially assured the Senate that Administration will follow 28 CFR 600.7, which says that only he can fire Mueller and only for good cause. Sen Susan Collins then pressed him on reports that the administration is considering firing Mueller, asking whether he would fire Mueller if Trump ordered him to do so. He replied:

I am not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate. Under federal regulations, Mueller may be fired only for good cause, and I am required to put that cause in writing.

Meanwhile, aside from launching several angry tweets targeting “fake news” this morning without much context, Trump has yet to make a statement either way on his view toward Mueller.

Four members of Mueller’s team have donated to Demagogs
Olivia Beavers, The Hill, Jun 12 2017

Four members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team on the Russia probe have donated to Demagog presidential campaigns and organizations, according to FEC filings. Michael Dreeben, who serves as the DoJ’s deputy solicitor general, is working on a part-time basis for Mueller, The WaPo reported Friday. Dreeben donated $1k to Hillary Clinton’s Senate PAC, Friends of Hillary, while she ran for public office in New York. Dreeben did so while he served as the deputy solicitor general at the DoJ. Jeannie Rhee, another member of Mueller’s team, donated $5.4k to Hillary’s presidential campaign PAC, Hillary for Pindostan. The political affiliations of Mueller’s team have been spotlighted by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, an ally of Trump. After initially hailing Mueller’s appointment as special counsel, Gingrich questioned the former FBI director’s ability to be impartial on Monday, tweeting:

Two other members of Mueller’s team also have donated to Demagogs. Andrew Weissmann, who serves in a top post within the DoJ’s fraud practice, is the most senior lawyer on the special counsel team, Bloomberg reported. He served as the FBI’s general counsel and the assistant director to Mueller when the latter was FBI director. Before he worked at the FBI or DoJ, Weissman worked at the law firm Jenner & Block LLP , during which he donated six times to political action committees for Obama in 2008 for a total of $4.7k. James Quarles, who served as an assistant special prosecutor on the Watergate Special Prosecution Force, has donated to over a dozen Demagog PACs since the late 1980s. He was also identified by the WaPo as a member of Mueller’s team. Starting in 1987, Quarles donated to Dukakis’s presidential PAC, Dukakis for President. Since then, he has also contributed in 1999 to Al Gore’s run for the presidency, then to Jackass Kerry’s bid in 2005, Obama’s presidential PAC in 2008 and 2012, and Clinton’s presidential PAC Hillary for Pindostan in 2016. He also donated to two Thugs, namely Jason Chaffetz and George Allen, in 2005.< Several of the figures on Mueller's team are well known and respected for their work at the Department of Justice. Dreeben has reportedly received bipartisan praise for his handling of the department’s criminal appellate cases, the WaPo reported. Weissmann is well-known for his work in the investigation on Volkswagen cheating on their diesel emissions tests, which they pleaded guilty to earlier this year. Mueller, who formerly served as FBI director, was first appointed by Bush 43 in 2001. Deputy AG Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel last month.

Trump Slams 9th Circuit
Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge, Jun 13 2017

Trump wasted little time before launching his opening salvos on Twitter on Tuesday morning, when the President first went after the “Fake News Media” just after 6:30 am, accusing the press of publishing false stories. Trump lashed out in his first tweet on Tuesday:

It was not immediately clear which particular story or stories prompted Trump’s ire this morning. The president’s latest tweet came hours before AG Sessions is set to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and shortly after Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax, said during an interview on PBS News Hour that Trump is thinking about firing Robert Mueller. Ruddy told PBS:

I personally think it would be a very significant mistake, even though I don’t think there’s a justification for a special counsel in this case.

NBC noted last night that it is open to question how reliable Ruddy’s comments are. Still, they prompted this reply on Twitter:

Schiff said later in an interview on MSNBC Hardball:

I can’t imagine that they’re going to be crazy enough to go through with this threat. I think it’s just a way of raising doubts about this very good man who’s respected by people on both sides of the aisle.

In a follow up-tweet, the president again went after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals early Tuesday, after it ruled against his so-called ‘Travel Ban’:

“S.C.” refers to the Supreme Court. As reported on Monday, the SF-based court affirmed in large part the Hawaii District Court ruling blocking parts of the order. In a unanimous ruling Monday, a three-judge panel on the court said Trump’s revised order does not offer sufficient justification to suspend the entry of more than 180 million people on the basis of nationality. Trump earlier this month referred to his order as a “Travel Ban” and insisted it was necessary to keep Pindostan safe. Separately, a group of 17 AGs filed a motion before the Supreme Court, seeking to prevent a hearing on Trump’s appeal, effectively ending the debate before it has even started.

Tucker Carlson: If AG Sessions Can Be Accused of Being a Russian Agent, Anyone Can
The_Real_Fly, Zero Hedge, Jun 12 2017

All of the lemmings on the left going along with the fictional Russian conspiracy nonsense are useful idiots. To date, there is ZERO evidence that Russia hacked our elections, aside from the much lauded and praised “17 intelligence agencies” who tell us it happened. They can, without revocations, fuck themselves. The collusion that the Demagogs and GOP shills have tried to pin on Trump, through state media, is laughable but also dangerous. Tucker Carlson reviews the red scare gripping Faschingstein, offering insight into the much-talked-about meeting between AG Sessions and a certain Russian diplomat that has democrats going batshit crazy, calling for his resignation.

Over the weekend, we tracked down an eyewitness to one of those meetings. It took place at the RNC in Cleveland, the first week of July last summer. It was an event called ‘global partners in democracy.’ It turned out not to be a very scintillating gathering, staged every four years (as it has been) for decades, on behalf of scores of foreign diplomats who want to see how Pindo politics works. So Sessions gave a speech, and as he left the stage, about 15 ambassadors walked up to say hi to him. Kislyak was among them. That was the total extent of the meeting right there. Sessions and Kislyak never broke away to talk privately. They never exchanged cash or microfilm or secret messages.

Absurdly, AG Sessions is scheduled to be grilled in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee tomorrow.

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