Texas Republican Rep. Brian Babin is asking for congressmen to sign onto a letter requesting that special counsel Robert Mueller appear publicly in a congressional hearing, The Daily Caller has learned.
Mueller, who is investigating Russian election interference and possible ties between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign, has come under intense criticism from allies of President Donald Trump for hiring attorneys who have donated to Democratic candidates and for his personal relationship with former FBI Director James Comey. Trump himself has called Mueller’s employment of Democratic donors “ridiculous,” yet he maintains that he has no plans to dismiss the special counsel.
Babin’s letter, which was obtained by TheDC, was sent out to congressmen Thursday and asks for members to cosign a letter he plans to send to House Judiciary chairman Bob Goodlatte and Senate Judiciary chairman Chuck Grassley.
“Every nominee for United States Attorney must be confirmed by the Senate, a process that brings to the forefront any concerns regarding the nominee’s ability to hold their position in a decent and impartial manner. However, as Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III and his team of lawyers investigate our very own president, we as a nation wait in the dark with very little information about those given this great authority,” Babin wrote in the letter to his fellow representatives.
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It was a huge mistake giving him unlimited directions he can go in the investigation. With the cost of all the staff, he will have to indite several folks and they will not be democrates.
I think anyone working for the government should have to sign a statement giving up their right to “Claim the 5th” in explaining any action they took and why it was taken in the performance of their job.
Too many special counsels investigating only one side of the aisle. Time to remove them, get a report and open up new special counsels looking into problems we know exist. ty Toledo Sgt
Mueller is the fox guarding the hen house. Now is the time to remove him, then Rosenstein for selecting a Democratic loyalist to do this investigation, and then go across the street to the FBI and hand McCabe his walking papers. Get away from this Russia hoax and get on with the business of MAGA!