Newsmax CEO and longtime Donald Trump confidante Chris Ruddy on Monday told PBS Newshour’s July Woodruff the president is “considering perhaps terminating” Robert Mueller as special counsel in the Russia investigation.
— Judy Woodruff (@JudyWoodruff) June 12, 2017
Ruddy made the claim following a meeting in the West Wing of the White House.
Just spotted leaving the West Wing: Chris Ruddy, Newsmax CEO, close confidant of @POTUS.
— Kayla Tausche (@kaylatausche) June 12, 2017
The move follows calls from conservative figures for Trump to let go of the special counsel following former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Watch the video below, via PBS:
— PBS NewsHour (@NewsHour) June 12, 2017