[Ed. – If Sessions isn’t Teflon now, he soon will be. See the last paragraph below.]
Sen. Lindsey Graham sent a sharp warning Thursday to President Donald Trump that it “could be the beginning of the end” of his presidency if he makes moves to fire special counsel Robert Mueller.
The South Carolina Republican, who in the late 1990s served as a House impeachment manager against President Bill Clinton, said Trump would be crossing a serious “red line” by ordering the ouster of the lead investigator who is probing his campaign’s ties to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
“Any effort to go after Mueller could be the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency unless Mueller did something wrong,” Graham told reporters on Capitol Hill, where he outlined plans to introduce legislation next week that would move to block any Trump attempts to fire Mueller. …
Speaking with reporters Thursday, Graham also railed against Trump for his continued public humiliation of Sessions, repeating Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley’s comment on Wednesday night that there would be no confirmation hearings in 2017 for any Sessions replacement.