Speaking with Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Wednesday night, Sen. Lindsey Graham said President Donald Trump was not going to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
“The president said he has no intention of firing Mueller,” Hannity started off. “It looks like some agreement has been made by the reports I read between the president’s lawyers and the special counsel, written answers. That would mean this is now coming to an end, at least in my mind.”
Graham replied by calling it a “manufactured problem.”
“President Trump is not going to fire Mueller,” Graham said. “We need conservative judges on the bench, as many as we can…. I do not know what Senator Grassley going to do, he’s been a great chairman of the committee. If I’m chairman next year, we are going to do judges, judges, and more judges. And at the end of the day, I am convinced that Mr. Mueller will be allowed to do his job.”
He then said this: “I have not seen one scintilla of evidence of collusion, the obstruction of justice thing never made any sense to me.”
Graham’s remarks come after Sen. Jeff Flake said he will not vote to confirm judicial nominees unless Republican leaders agree to hold a vote on a bill to protect Mueller.
Sen. Mitch McConnell has also said the bill is unnecessary because Trump won’t fire Mueller.
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