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    Donald Trump: I´m not considering firing special counsel Mueller

    President Donald Trump has said he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller even as his administration was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much of his initial year in office.
    Mr Trump returned to the White House from Camp David and was asked if he was considering triggering the process to dismiss Mr Mueller, who is investigating whether the president’s Republican campaign coordinated with Russian officials during last year’s election.
    But he did add to the growing conservative criticism of Mr Mueller’s move to gain access to thousands of emails sent and received by Mr Trump officials before the start of his administration, yielding attacks from transition lawyers and renewing chatter that Mr Trump may act to end the investigation.
    “It’s not looking good. It’s quite sad to see that. My people were very upset about it,” Mr Trump said. “I can’t imagine there’s anything on them, frankly. Because, as we said, there’s no collusion. There’s no collusion whatsoever.”
    On Saturday, the general counsel for the transition group sent a letter to two congressional committees arguing Mr Mueller’s investigators had improperly obtained thousands of transition records.

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