Republican on Trump lawyer: A ‘typical attorney’ would call for end of Mueller probe

Sen. James LankfordJames Paul LankfordHarris on election security: 'Russia can't hack a piece of paper' GOP advances rules change to speed up confirmation of Trump nominees GOP senator calls Omar's apology 'entirely appropriate' MORE (R-Okla.) on Sunday dismissed concerns that President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff urges GOP colleagues to share private concerns about Trump publicly US-China trade talks draw criticism for lack of women in pictures Overnight Defense: Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria | Trump, Kim plan one-on-one meeting | Pentagon asks DHS to justify moving funds for border wall MORE is trying to shut down special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's investigation into Russia.

Concerns were raised on Saturday when Trump's personal attorney called on Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod Jay RosensteinEx-Trump aide: Can’t imagine Mueller not giving House a ‘roadmap’ to impeachment Rosenstein: My time at DOJ is 'coming to an end' Five takeaways from McCabe’s allegations against Trump MORE to "bring an end" to the probe, following the lead of Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsEx-Trump aide: Can’t imagine Mueller not giving House a ‘roadmap’ to impeachment Rosenstein: My time at DOJ is 'coming to an end' Five takeaways from McCabe’s allegations against Trump MORE, who fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeRosenstein: My time at DOJ is 'coming to an end' Five takeaways from McCabe’s allegations against Trump Jordan says Oversight should be more focused on McCabe, Rosenstein ahead of Cohen testimony MORE the previous day.

Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel, and could fire him.

Lankford said John Dowd, Trump's attorney, was just being a "typical attorney."

“What I read yesterday was what a typical attorney puts out at every stage during every investigation saying this is wrapped up, we should be done,” Lankford said on ABC's "This Week."

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Lankford, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee that is also currently investigating Russia's election interference, said that Dowd’s comments won’t affect the special counsel’s investigation. 

“So it’s not different than what an attorney does typically,” Lankford said. “What typically happens in that situation, everyone takes the information of the attorney and says that’s nice, we’re going to continue to be able to move on. I expect the special counsel to do the same.”

Lankford also said that he does not believe the president will fire Mueller and that the administration wants him to be able to finish his investigation.