[VIDEO] The FBI texts between Peter Strozk and Lisa Page were just becoming interesting when the Fire Mueller story sucked up all the oxygen in News World. That has proved a timely diversion according to Washington Free Beacon reporter Liz Harrington. Ms. Harrington was on FIX News and responded to questions about whether or not the President could legally fire Special Counsel Rober Mueller. Spoiler Alert! The President has the power. The President did not use that power, but could even now send Mr. Mueller off looking for a new job. Not a very bad idea.
As Written and Reported By Matt Vespa for Townhall:
Yes, some were a bit frustrated that we posted about The New York Times’ late Thursday night story about President Donald Trump wanting to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller last June. The fact of the matter is it never happened, but it would certainly rehash the Russian collusion hysteria that has gripped the news media since Trump won the 2016 election.
Yet, Washington Free Beacon reporter Liz Harrington noted the odd timing of the leaked story, noting it came two hours after it was reported that FBI agent Peter Strzok and bureau lawyer Lisa Page were worried that they were going to hard on Hillary Clinton during the probe into whether the former first lady mishandled classified information. It seemed to suggest the two were mulling pulling some punches concerning the former first lady, which is wholly inappropriate (via Free Beacon):
During an interview with Fox News, Harrington said it was curious timing that the development that Trump considered firing Mueller months ago came out just two hours after lost text messages were leaked by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa)…….
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