Hannity calls on Mueller, Rosenstein to resign

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Conservative talk show host Sean Hannity responded to a bombshell report claiming President Trump is under investigation for obstruction of justice on Wednesday and called on special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to resign Wednesday.

“Mueller and Rod Rosenstein? Recuse themselves, resign immediately,” Hannity said on Fox News.

The conservative firebrand cited Mueller’s conflicts of interest with ousted FBI Director James Comey as reason for him to resign.

{mosads}“Robert Mueller, this guy has more conflicts of interest than, by the way, that we can count on this show, which are also violations of federal law,” he continued.

“Mueller and Comey have been close friends for a long time. Comey admitted he leaked the memo to The New York Times, to the press, hoping it would bring about a special counsel which, by the way, turned out to be his best buddy, his BFF Robert Mueller.”

Hannity’s comments come as The Washington Post reported on Wednesday Mueller, who was tapped to lead the probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, is investigating whether the president obstructed justice.

The Fox News star dismissed the Post’s report, saying the newspaper is “once again citing anonymous sources as if they haven’t been wrong enough recently.”

Mueller was brought on to lead the probe into Russian election meddling after Trump fired Comey in May. The former FBI director testified last week that the president had asked him to let go of the FBI probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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