Trump Tweets I Had The Legal Right To Do So

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It’s Thursday.

President Trump has tweeted 5 times and re-tweeted 12 times, so far.

1. I never told then White House Counsel Don McGahn to fire Robert Mueller…I had the legal right to do so…I could have done it myself.

2. Mueller was NOT fired and was respectfully allowed to finish his work…

3. Mueller Report was “composed” by Trump Haters…

Mueller’s Report–Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn.

June 14th, 2017 The Washington Post reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller was investigating President Trump for Obstruction of Justice.

Volume 2 page 4 PDF page 216.

On June 17th, 2017 the President called McGahn at home and directed him to call the Acting Attorney General and say that the Special Counsel had conflicts of interest and must be removed. McGahn did not carry out the direction, however, deciding that he would resign rather than trigger what he regarded as a potential Saturday Night Massacre.

January 25th, 2018 The New York Times reports that President Trump directed White House Counsel Donald McGahn to fire Mueller in June of 2017.

Volume 2 page 5 PDF page 217-218.

The President reacted to the news stories by directing White House officials to tell McGahn to dispute the story and create a record stating he had not been ordered to have the Special Counsel removed. McGahn told those officials that the media reports were accurate in stating that the President had directed McGahn to have the Special Counsel removed.

Volume 2 page 81 PDF Page 293.

Contemporaneous notes of a May 23, 2017 conversation between McGahn and the President reflect that McGahn told the President that he would not call Rosenstein and that he would suggest that the President not make such a call either. McGahn advised that the President could discuss the issue with his personal attorney but it would “look like still trying to meddle in [the] investigation ” and “knocking out Mueller ” would be “[a]nother fact used to claim obst[ruction] of just[ice].”

The linked Mueller Report is a searchable PDF, Donald McGahn appears 494 times, if you use the find option on your browser.

McGahn’s attorney William Burck explained in a statement to The Hill, that the actions by both the President and McGahn, were “accurately described in the report.”

At the time of the appointment of the Special Counsel in May of 2017, it was reported at many places, that the President legally could not fire Mueller since the President did not appoint the Special Counsel, Acting Attorney General regarding the Russia Investigation, Rod Rosenstein did.

President Trump has not fired anyone in person from the White House, he came close when he fired Rex Tillerson via tweet, but overall he directs his staff to fire people.

There was no investigation into Collusion as Mueller explains on page one of the introduction to the report. It’s page 10 of the searchable PDF.

Mueller Report

4. Welcome to the race Sleepy Joe. I only hope you have the intelligence, long in doubt…

Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) has entered the 2020 Presidential race.

I only hope you have the intelligence, long in doubt…

I lol’d.

From President Trump’s speech on Wednesday.

Trump: We will not solve this epidemic overnight, but we will stop–there’s just nothing going to stop us, no matter how you cut it. I know some of the people in this room, nothing stops you [he points to the crowd] nothing stops you, I can tell you. We will never stop until our job is done and then maybe we will have to find something new and I hope that’s going to be soon, but we will succeed, we have results that are unbelievable. (31 second clip)

April 2nd, the President told gathered Republicans windmill noise causes cancer.

That same day he couldn’t say the word “origins,” instead he said “oranges.”

Also that same day he said for the 3rd time his father was born in Germany.

5. Enjoy!

Must. See. State. TV.

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