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Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidante

Christopher Ruddy, chief executive of the conservative news site Newsmax and a friend of President Trump, said in a PBS interview that Trump is considering "terminating the special counsel."
Former FBI Director Robert Mueller attends the ceremonial swearing-in of his successor, James Comey, at the FBI headquarters in 2013. / Alex Wong / Getty Images

In what is sure to ignite another firestorm of debate in polarized Washington, a longtime friend of President Trump said Monday night that Trump is "weighing" whether to dismiss Robert Mueller, the Justice Department special counsel investigating possible ties between the Russian government and

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