Ron Wyden: If Trump Fires Rosenstein, That Would Be ‘High Crimes and Misdemeanors’

‘The purpose of protecting himself from the Mueller investigation’


WYDEN: "If Donald Trump fires rod Rosenstein, for the purpose of protecting himself from the Mueller investigation, that would represent high crimes and misdemeanors."

COOPER: "Should Rosenstein leave Noel Francisco, the solicitor general, would likely oversee the Russia investigation, at least temporarily. Based on what you know about him, do you have faith that he would protect the integrity of the investigation?"

WYDEN: "I don’t, and the fact is he has a long record of trying to inflate executive power at every opportunity. That’s a prescription for trouble with this president."

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