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Graham: Trump won't fire Mueller

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamCongress punts fight over Dreamers to March Pence tours Rio Grande between US and Mexico GOP looks for Plan B after failure of immigration measures MORE (R-S.C.) on Monday said he doesn’t believe President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE is going to fire special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE, who is investigating Russian election interference and possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Moscow.

“The president said that he believes Mr. Mueller would treat him fairly, I also believe that,” Graham said on “The View.”

“I think we should all want to protect somebody like Mr. Mueller. I don’t think President Trump is going to fire Mr. Mueller. There is no reason to fire Mr. Mueller, let Mr. Mueller do his job and Mr. Trump, our president, should focus on his day job,” Graham added.

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Trump has repeatedly downplayed Mueller’s investigation, calling it a “witch hunt” and claiming there is no evidence of collusion. He has previously said he's not considering firing Mueller.

Several Republican lawmakers have in recent weeks questioned the integrity of Mueller’s investigation, however, pointing to anti-Trump text messages sent by a former member of Mueller’s team.

Mueller’s investigation has thus far led to two indictments and two guilty pleas. 

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortOvernight Cybersecurity: Lawyer charged in Mueller probe pleads guilty to lying | Sessions launches cyber task force | White House tallies economic impact of cyber crime Lawyer charged in Mueller probe pleads guilty to lying to federal investigators The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE and his former associate, Richard Gates, were indicted last year on money laundering and tax fraud charges, among others.

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former campaign policy adviser George PapadopoulosGeorge Demetrios PapadopoulosGates agrees to testify against Manafort in Mueller probe: report Mueller indictments still miss the mark on Trump-Russia collusion Five key takeaways from the Russian indictments MORE both pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.