“Mass hysteria” inside White House as Donald Trump considers trying to fire Robert Mueller

According to numerous leaks and rumors emanating from the White House this evening, Donald Trump is considering trying to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. As we’ve previously pointed out, Trump can’t really do that, as a practical matter. But he can try, and now it sounds like he just might. As a result, Trump’s White House has dissolved into “mass hysteria.”

That’s the word from acclaimed White House reporter April Ryan, who reported on-air on CNN this evening that there is indeed “mass hysteria” in the White House tonight. No one on Donald Trump’s staff seems to know whether or not Trump will try to fire Robert Mueller in an attempt at derailing the Russia investigation. The move would be political suicide, and it would only lead Congress to turn around and appoint Mueller as an Independent Counsel (link), essentially giving him back his current job but with more power and job security. And yet Trump might do it anyway.

Thus far Donald Trump has fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, and FBI Director James Comey, among others, in the hope of derailing the Russia investigation. All of these moves have backfired on Trump to varying degrees. In particular, Comey’s firing directly led to the appointment of the Special Counsel to begin with.

And so even as America waits to see how Donald Trump decides to seal his fate, whether by allowing the Special Counsel to carve him up for his Russia crimes, or by trying to fire the Special Counsel in a manner which would backfire in every way possible, it’s not surprising to learn that Trump’s own White House staffers are having the most fearful reaction over it. They have the most to lose, because if Trump goes through with it, he’ll end up out of a job and so will they. Mass hysteria indeed. If you’re a regular reader, feel free to support Palmer Report. Follow Palmer Report on Facebook and Twitter.

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  3. Claudia on June 12, 2017 at 10:57 pm

    If I was a staffer I would resign
    Go straight to Mueller and share what I knew as there isn’t any way out of this mess with or without legal bills!

  4. Rachel on June 12, 2017 at 11:09 pm

    …or not.. this Congress doesn’t seem particularly motivated to pursue this investigation, especially with Ryan and McConnell at the helms.

    • Bill Palmer on June 13, 2017 at 2:04 am

      These things are decided by majority, not by one figurehead.

  5. Alicia bee on June 12, 2017 at 11:32 pm

    Astologer says we are ALL in a bad way way. 6/14 & 6/15 maybe this is what she means. Make no plans those days.

    • Claudia on June 13, 2017 at 4:21 am

      Yikes! Dennis Rodman is in North Korea!
      This isn’t good.

    • Pabloma Tramp on June 13, 2017 at 11:54 pm

      June 14 is Pussygrabber’s birthday TOMORROW

  6. Rose Meade on June 13, 2017 at 12:59 am

    This dumb-ass doesn’t realize that the more he “tries to fire” people, the MORE every body is going to dig in deeper and know that he’s REALLY guilty & has something to hide. WE will find out Everything!! He needs to turn himself in and admit what he did, pay the piper!! BUT America knows Trump Doesn’t pay for anything!! That’s why he’s a Draft-Dodger, Tax-Dodger, Moocher, Cheap Skate, Coward and most likely a Dead Beat Dad!!

    • Claudia on June 13, 2017 at 3:50 am


      Spot on! But we can safely say he isn’t a parent, just one who could reproduce.

  7. Miss Kim on June 13, 2017 at 8:22 am

    I love how the Cons chalk this all up to an HRC revenge plot. Boy, if she can orchestrate all of this as a private citizen, imagine what she could have done if she was actually in office.

  8. John Thompson on June 13, 2017 at 8:37 am

    If 45 does fire Mueller, then I will wholeheartedly believe that he wants out of the presidency and wants to force Congress to remove him – like the person who wants to commit suicide by pointing a gun at a cop.

  9. Patrick on June 13, 2017 at 10:41 am

    Do you really think that there are enough (or hell, ANY) Congressional Republicans who are going to be willing to actually go to the line and vote to reinstate the Independent Counsel law and rehire Mueller in that capacity, in the event that Trump throws his expected tantrum and fires Mueller?

    I know that one or two have talked ever so slightly tough on the matter, but that doesn’t often seem to translate into actual votes.

    • Bill Palmer on June 15, 2017 at 2:14 am

      The only, and I mean ONLY, thing the Republicans in Congress care about is getting reelected. If Trump becomes so unpopular that they feel they have to throw him overboard to avoid getting wiped out in the midterms, they’ll do it without thinking twice.

  10. Michael Olson on June 14, 2017 at 8:59 am

    He still thinks he is master of the art of the deal and government is like soley owned business: Telegraphing a threat is enough in that tangerine brained prick.

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