Senators craft a bill to protect Mueller

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A bipartisan group of four senators is moving to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job as President Donald Trump publicly muses about firing him.…-1.3927305

Republican Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic Sens. Chris ****** of Delaware and Cory Booker of New Jersey plan to introduce legislation Wednesday that would give any special counsel a 10-day window in which he or she could seek expedited judicial review of a firing, according to two people familiar with the legislation. They were not authorized to discuss the bill ahead of its release and requested anonymity.

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The legislation, which combines two bipartisan bills introduced last summer, signals escalating concerns in Congress as Trump has fumed about a Monday FBI raid of the office of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen. Trump has privately pondered firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and publicly criticized Mueller and his Russia probe.

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Trump Reportedly Narrows In On Rosenstein Amid Frustration With Mueller Probe
The president also reportedly has weighed firing special counsel Robert Mueller.…6aac8ccf4b

Firing Mueller and Rosenstein won’t save Trump’s closest allies
Trump’s inner circle would still be in federal crosshairs.…g-ny-cohen

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