Bannon says Trump should fire Rosenstein if he doesn’t comply with subpoenas

Bannon says Trump should fire Rosenstein if he doesn’t comply with subpoenas
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Stephen Bannon said on Sunday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff: Surveillance warrant docs show that Nunes memo 'misrepresented and distorted these applications' Chicago detention facility under investigation following allegations of abuse of migrant children Ex-Trump aide: Surveillance warrants are 'complete ignorance' and 'insanity' MORE should order Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod Jay RosensteinHillicon Valley: Trump's Russia moves demoralize his team | Congress drops effort to block ZTE deal | Rosenstein warns of foreign influence threat | AT&T's latest 5G plans The Hill's Morning Report — Trump and Congress at odds over Russia Rosenstein warns of growing cyber threat from Russia, other foreign actors MORE to “comply with every subpoena” he has received from congressional committees in the next two days or be fired.

“The president of the United States tomorrow should direct Rosenstein, order him within 48 hours, he will comply with every subpoena of documents and witnesses to Capitol Hill, to all five committees,” Bannon, a former White House senior adviser, told ABC’s “This Week.”


"And if he does not do it in 48 hours, he is fired,” Bannon added.

Bannon also said the subpoenas would eliminate the need for Trump to pardon anyone in special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's Russia investigation.

“You’re not going to need pardons. With the exposure of all of this, we are going to get to the substrate and the foundation of the entire Mueller investigation."

Bannon said he is not in direct contact with the president, but uses the media to communicate with him.