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What If Trump Says ‘You’re Fired’ and Mueller Says No?

The president could be bungling his way into a legal battle over the limits of executive power

Bloomberg Opinion
Apr 11, 2018 · 4 min read
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By Noah Feldman

What if Donald Trump tries to fire Robert Mueller — and fails? The scenario isn’t far-fetched. Under Department of Justice regulations, the special counsel, Mueller, can…

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