Flake: Hope GOP colleagues stand up for Mueller


Washington Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, a arch GOP analyzer of President Donald Trump, said Sunday he expects pushback from his colleagues over Trump s added attacks on appropriate admonition Robert Mueller. We can t in Congress acquire that, Flake said on s State of the Union, adding, I would apprehend to see ample pushback in the abutting brace of days. Trump over the weekend tweeted that the Mueller delving into Russian meddling in the 2016 acclamation never should accept begun, and on Sunday morning, connected to abuse adjoin the advancing investigation. Trump advocate John Dowd said in a account on Saturday that he hopes Deputy Advocate General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed the appropriate counsel, will end the investigation.Asked if he absolutely acquainted GOP leaders, like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, would appear to Mueller s defense, Flake said, I achievement so. I mean, talking to my colleagues all forth it was, you know, already he goes afterwards Mueller, again we ll booty action, Flake said.

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