Republican senators warned President Donald Trump on Sunday not to fire Robert Mueller, the special counsel, and said the president must let federal investigators looking into Russian meddling in the US election do their jobs.
Congress will enter its last major fiscal battle before November’s midterm elections this week, as lawmakers prepare to debate a mammoth spending bill that offers them the last chance to settle dozens of long-running policy fights.
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White House lawyer Ty Cobb said Sunday that President Donald Trump is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller.
Trump railed against Mueller and the Russia investigation in a series of tweets over the weekend.