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United States President Donald Trump told aides that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia had to be halted and shut down, The New York Times reported on Tuesday evening.

In early December, Mr. Trump, furious over news reports about a fresh round of subpoenas from the office of the special counsel, said that the probe has to stop.

It also emerged that the U.S. president is considering firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, sources told CNN.

If Trump makes this move, it would likely be to limit the powers of Mueller who was appointed by the deputy after Jeff Sessions recused himself from anything Russia-related.


More details to follow. Image of Robert Mueller and Rod Rosenstein from the Associated Press.

Rob Pfeiffer, Eli Ridder

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Written by Eli Ridder

Eli Ridder is a journalism student at the University of Guelph-Humber and a senior correspondent for multiple independent publications including, but not limited to, The Anon Journal, Berning Media Network and the Ribbon. Find out more at eliridder.ca

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