GOP lawmaker: Mueller won't stop until he gets a Trump indictment

Rep. Louie GohmertLouis (Louie) Buller GohmertAnnual 'Will on the Hill' pokes fun at 2020 race Annual 'Will on the Hill' pokes fun at 2020 race Democrats, Republicans in Congress spar over state abortion laws MORE (R-Texas) said Wednesday that he agreed with former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderCongress and contempt: What you need to know Congress and contempt: What you need to know The Hill's Morning Report - Democrats wonder: Can Nadler handle the Trump probe? MORE's prediction that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerKamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump MORE would not relent in his investigation of Russia's 2016 election meddling until he was able to indict President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says 'Failing New York Times' should be held 'fully accountable' over Russia report Trump says 'Failing New York Times' should be held 'fully accountable' over Russia report Trump tweets ICE will begin removing 'millions' of undocumented migrants MORE.

Gohmert, who sits on the House Judiciary Committee, told Fox News that Mueller wants to "affect the election" and "screw over the president" because Trump didn't appoint him to lead the FBI.

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"I totally believe [Holder] when he says 'I've known Robert Mueller for 20, 30 years and he is not going to stop until he gets some kind of indictment against the president,' " Gohmert said.

"I think he's right. That's what Mueller wants to get," the Texas Republican added before predicting that the special counsel would possibly release more indictments before November to affect the midterm elections.

"Mueller could care less. He would love to affect the election," Gohmert added. "This is a guy who sat down, looked Trump in the face, basically begging him to reappoint him again as director of the FBI, and when he doesn't get it he becomes special counsel of an area he's totally disqualified from because he [in the past] was FBI director."

Trump had reportedly considered Mueller to lead the FBI after firing James ComeyJames Brien ComeyPress: Why do we need a new press secretary? Five memorable moments from Sarah Sanders at the White House Five memorable moments from Sarah Sanders at the White House MORE.

Mueller served as FBI director from 2001 to 2013.

Republicans and allies of the White House have attacked the special counsel investigation and the Justice Department in recent months, questioning the credibility of both Mueller and FBI agents working for his office.

The special counsel's office has issued indictments for dozens of Russian nationals over 2016 election interference so far, as well as for former members of the Trump campaign, accused of financial crimes and lying to authorities.