Graham: Trump won't fire Mueller

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamPelosi, Schumer hit 'flailing' Trump over 'sham ceasefire' deal Pompeo to meet Netanyahu as US alliances questioned Overnight Defense — Presented by Boeing — Pence says Turkey agrees to ceasefire | Senators vow to move forward with Turkey sanctions | Mulvaney walks back comments tying Ukraine aid to 2016 probe MORE (R-S.C.) on Monday said he doesn’t believe President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocratic senator rips Trump's 'let them fight' remarks: 'Enough is enough' Warren warns Facebook may help reelect Trump 'and profit off of it' Trump touts Turkey cease-fire: 'Sometimes you have to let them fight' MORE is going to fire special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerFox News legal analyst says Trump call with Ukraine leader could be 'more serious' than what Mueller 'dragged up' Lewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network 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 ManafortNew York City lawmakers vote to close Rikers Island jail by 2026 Perry says Trump directed him to discuss Ukraine with Giuliani: report Cuomo signs measure allowing New York to press charges despite presidential pardon MORE and his former associate, Richard Gates, were indicted last year on money laundering and tax fraud charges, among others.

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