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Trump supports the comments of the Harvard prof who says Müller should never have been appointed

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President uses Twitter to assail Special Counsel Robert Müller; Kevin cork reports from the White house.

President Trump on Wednesday gave his attacks on Special Counsel Robert Müller Russia probe, the support of the comments of former Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz, that Muller should never have been appointed in the first place.

In several tweets, Trump cited Dershowitz, who said in a television appearance, there is “never a special counsel had been appointed, because there was no probable cause for the belief, there is no crime, fraud or otherwise, or obstruction of justice.”

“Special Council is said to find, crimes, whether a crime exists or not. I was against the choice of Mueller, the icular Council. I’m still against it. I think President Trump was right when he said that there should never be a Special Council was appointed, because…..

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 21, 2018

…there was no probable cause to believe that there is no crime, fraud or otherwise, or obstruction of justice!” So the Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz said.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 21, 2018

Appearing on Fox Business ” Lou Dobbs Tonight on Tuesday, Dershowitz said he was in contrast to Müller’s appointment, because “the special counsel (sic) is really against the core and basic precepts of justice.”

“You are said said to find to try crimes, whether crimes or not,” Dershowitz.

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“I was against the appointment of Müller, special counsel. I’m still against it,” Dershowitz Dobbs said. “I think President Trump was right when he said that it was never appointed a special counsel would have, because there was no probable cause to believe any crime, fraud or otherwise, or obstruction of justice.”

The tweets come amid speculation that trump could pull to fire Mueller – something Trump have rejected attorneys.

“In response to media speculation and questions, the administration confirmed that the White house, the President is not in consideration, or the discussion about the dismissal of the Special Counsel, Robert Müller,” Trump’s lawyer, Ty Cobb, said on Sunday.

 

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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