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Warner wants Intel’s Kushner again in front of the Senate Committee
The democratic senator from Virginia and ranking member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, makes remarks after the former National security Advisor, Michael Flynn Friday pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI.
The top Democrat in the Senate Intelligence Committee a drama delivered to warn tables speech Wednesday on the floor of the Senate, President Trump “immediate and tangible consequences” if he takes measures to get rid of Special Counsel Robert Müller.
“I think it is every member of this institution, Republican or Democrat, to have a clear and unambiguous statement that any attempt, said the President to remove the Special Counsel Müller from his position, or to forgive, are important tools in any effort to him to shield from accountability or shut down, the investigation would be a gross abuse of power and a blatant violation of the Executive’s responsibilities and authorities,” Virginia sen. Mark Warner.
Trump says he has no plans to fire Mueller
Both Trump and his lawyer have, in public the President is not triggered, Miller said, who is leading an investigation in Russia, the alleged meddling in the 2016 campaign.
But Warner said he is still worried that a pink slip could be on the way, the mention of a “disturbing sign.”
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“In the last days, the President said he will not consider the removal of Special Counsel Müller. But the President’s track record on this front is a source of concern. I’m sure that most of my colleagues believed that he will not fire Jim Comey, either,” Warner said, referring to the former FBI Director ousted by trump.
Warner said, provoking if Trump shut down of the Müller-examination, he would have “the potential for a constitutional crisis.”
“Congress must make it clear to the President that the firing of the special counsel, or intervention in its investigation by the issuance of pardons of key witnesses is unacceptable and immediate and significant consequences would be,” he said.
Trump said on Sunday he had no plans to fire Mueller, scattered, a “rumor” that he intends to get rid of the special counsel in an obvious attempt to end the justice Department investigation.
Special Counsel Robert Müller the investigation in Rusisa leads to interference in the election.
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Müller was appointed earlier this year as a justice Department special counsel, to determine whether Trump’s associates, in cooperation with Moscow, the race to influence the outcome of the 2016 White house.
“Smith will not be fired,” Trump legal adviser Ty Cobb told Fox News on Saturday.
During his floor speech, Warner also, the officials defended on Muller’s team.
“The allegations that have done some of that kind of Democratic political bias crept in have said in this investigation, or unfounded, in view of the make-up leadership team,” Warner.
A Miller aide, Peter Strzok, a former FBI official who was removed from the investigation after a series of anti-Trump texts were discovered on his cell phone.
“In the past few weeks, has been made a lot of fuss, political opinions, said of an FBI agent during the elections last year,” Warner. “This argument conveniently ignoring the fact that as soon as Mr. Miller learned about these remarks, he immediately removed is that the agent in the matter of the investigation.”
He added, “If something of this incident only to Mr. Miller’s credibility as a fair and independent investigators.”
Fox News’ Joseph Weber contributed to this report.
Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.