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Bannon wants Trump to fire Rosenstein, cripple Mueller probe: report

Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon is urging that the president fireplace Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and forestall cooperating with particular recommend Robert Mueller's investigation so as to cripple it, the Washington Post reported overdue Wednesday. Bannon was ousted from his White House submit ultimate August, but reportedly nonetheless has allies within the White House and in Congress who he is pitching his plan to, the Post stated. Furthermore, Bannon is reportedly pronouncing President Donald Trump should assert executive privilege retroactively, nullifying all testimony the Mueller probe has received from current and former White House officers. The Post stated there was no proof Trump would concentrate to Bannon's plan, or that it might even paintings, in legal phrases