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NBC Report: Trump wants Sessions to prosecute Mueller

And you thought he only wanted to fire him.

This idea appears to be based on a notion of political strategy, not because he thinks Mueller has committed a crime. The latter goes without saying; Mueller’s “crime” is investigating Trump for possible wrongdoing. Trump believes himself above criticism or accountability.

“Trump … has now decided that he must have an alternative strategy …. ‘I think he’s been convinced that firing Mueller would not only create a firestorm, it would play right into Mueller’s hands,’ said another friend …. Instead, as is now becoming plain, [his] strategy is to discredit the investigation and the FBI … Trump is even talking to friends about the possibility of asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to consider prosecuting Mueller and his team. Here’s how it would work: ‘We’re sorry, Mr. Mueller, you won’t be able to run the federal grand jury today because he has to go testify to another federal grand jury,’ said one Trump adviser.”

Read story here and here.

Image above: Trump, who is bald, channels his inner Nixon by modeling a new wig. Below: There are so many pictures to choose from I can’t make up my mind!


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