“I think he’s considering perhaps terminating the special counsel. I think he’s weighing that option,” Ruddy said when asked by Woodruff whether the president was prepared to let the special counsel pursue the Russia investigation. “I think it’s pretty clear by what one of his lawyers said on television recently.”
“I personally think it would be a very significant mistake,” Ruddy added.
The comments come the day before Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the same panel before which former FBI director James Comey appeared last week.
Trump confidant Christopher Ruddy says Mueller has ‘real conflicts’ as special counsel | PBS NewsHour – Tomorrow, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s open hearing on Russia, all this amid growing criticism some fellow Republicans over the weekend.
For more on how all of this is affecting the White House, we turn to Christopher Ruddy. He’s the CEO of the conservative Newsmax Media and a friend of President Trump.
Christopher Ruddy, thank you for joining us again.
So, we know you have been talking to folks inside the White House. Last week had to have been one of the most difficult weeks for this young presidency, with the Comey testimony, other matters out there.