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Fox’s Judge Napolitano: Trump is ‘shooting himself in the foot’ if he fires Rosenstein

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Fox News legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano warned on Monday that President Donald Trump will be “shooting himself in the foot” if he fires Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

During an appearance on Fox Business, Napolitano reacted to the news that Rosenstein, who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, might refuse to resign, forcing Trump to leave him in place or fire him.

“He absolutely should not be fired,” Napolitano explained to Fox Business host Stuart Varney. “The president will be shooting himself in the foot if he fires Rod Rosenstein now.”

“This is the time to bond with Rosenstein,” he added. “This is the time to get close to him, this is the time to use his vulnerability.”

Varney wondered if Trump would be better off giving Rosenstein a “dressing down” instead of firing him.

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“Yes,” Napolitano replied.

According to Justice Department guidelines, Trump will have fewer options in replacing Rosenstein if he is fired instead of resigning.

This report will be updated with video when it’s available.

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FLASHBACK: Jeffrey Epstein accuser revealed there are tapes of famous men with underage girls

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A 2015 report is resurfacing on Raw Story as the Jeffrey Epstein trial begins and Washington and New York men fear being outed.

It appears that a series of QAnon Facebook groups and pro-Trump groups were the ones responsible for posting the story.

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Fox News is so obsessed with Ocasio-Cortez they said her name three times as much as CNN or MSNBC

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It's clear that Fox News and other right-wing reporters are trying to create boogymen in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. A new analysis by CNN media reporter Brian Stelter, revealed that the conservative network has said Ocasio-Cortez's name more than CNN and MSNBC combined.

"First, Ocasio-Cortez and her "Squad" mate Ilhan Omar have been talked about a lot more on Fox than on other cable news channels this year," Stelter wrote. "Second, the freshmen have been getting more attention on cable than seasoned leaders of the Democratic Party."

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Congress should ask Mueller these specific questions about Trump’s involvement with Russia: Conservative columnist

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Conservative Never-Trump columnist Jennifer Rubin outlined the essential questions that Democrats should ask special counsel Robert Mueller in an op-ed for the Washington Post.

"Rather than engage in the normal scattershot questioning punctuated by speechifying, the House Judiciary Committee should assign its able attorney Norman Eisen to conduct the questioning," proposed Rubin. "Members could then follow up with additional questions.'

One question she proposed asking: "Mr. Mueller, the attorney general said you did not find 'collusion.' However, you did not look for collusion. Please explain what you looked for and how that differs from [Attorney General William] Barr’s assertion that you essentially cleared President Trump of collusion?"

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