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Trump can’t shake Mueller…Thinks his GOP should take over investigating him …

He’s stuck like he’s NEVER been before…

All his money is actually working against him….(Mueller is investiagtion his financials)

He knows the ground is shrinking undre him…

And no matter how he tries to wiggle and turn?

He’s directly in the bull eye….

He know’s his fellow Republicans need him….

But deep down?

He’s a man afraid. of his future……

President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged Republicans in Congress to “take control” of the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, prompting some head-scratching from a top GOP investigator on Capitol Hill.

“The single greatest Witch Hunt in American history continues,” Trump tweetedWednesday morning. “There was no collusion, everybody including the Dems knows there was no collusion, & yet on and on it goes. Russia & the world is laughing at the stupidity they are witnessing. Republicans should finally take control!”

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said he didn’t know what the president meant.

“I don’t know what the president has in mind, and I don’t think I better comment until I have a discussion with the president on that that,” Grassley said when asked by reporters.

Then, seemingly catching himself, Grassley added: “And I don’t intend to have a discussion with the president on that point, and I hope he doesn’t call me and tell me the same thing that you said he said.”

Republican lawmakers have faced questions about whether Trump has pressured them to wind down their Russia investigations. Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) confirmed recently that Trump called him and raised the subject last spring but hasn’t contacted him about it since….

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A look at Robert S. Mueller III….

The LA Times does a piece on the guy after Donald Trump & Co….

It has some of the good, the bad and bit of the ugly….

But points to a man who is dogily on the case, and who’s legacy will be written about in the end as a federal cop….

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When he was named special counsel in May, Robert S. Mueller III was hailed as the ideal lawman — deeply experienced, strait-laced and nonpartisan — to investigate whether President Trump’s campaign had helped with Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

The accolades squared with Mueller’s valor as a Marine rifle platoon commander in Vietnam and his integrity as a federal prosecutor, a senior Justice Department official and FBI director from 2001 to 2013, the longest tenure since J. Edgar Hoover. He was praised by former courtroom allies and opponents, and by Democrats and Republicans in Congress.

But at 73, Mueller’s record also shows a man of fallible judgment who can be slow to alter his chosen course. At times, he has intimidated or provoked resentment among subordinates. And his tenacious yet linear approach to evaluating evidence led him to fumble the biggest U.S. terrorism investigation since 9/11.

Now, as he leads a sprawling investigation aimed at the White House, Mueller’s prosecutorial discretion looms over the Trump presidency.

On what terms would Mueller offer immunity from prosecution to investigative targets? How broadly will he interpret his mandate to probe not only the 2016 campaign but also matters that “may arise directly from the investigation”?

Will he target Trump’s sprawling family business and financial empire and the years before the developer ran for the White House?…

Investigators and lawyers who have worked with Mueller say that his legacy as special counsel will depend, ultimately, on his resolve, his integrity and especially his judgment.

“If he believes somebody has committed a crime, he’s going to do whatever he can to hold them accountable,” said a former FBI colleague. “Trump’s name or brand is not going to back down Mueller.”…

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