Howls that FBI mole had ’16 role

New York Daily News - - ‘STILL NO COLLUSION,’ TRUMP SAYS -

House told The News that ad­min­is­tra­tion of­fi­cials have come to the con­clu­sion that there is no safe way for Trump to dis­miss Mueller.

“It’s been se­ri­ously dis­cussed,” the source said. “But ev­ery­one agrees it would be the be­gin­ning of the end for the Trump pres­i­dency.”

For­mer Mayor Rudy Gi­u­liani, a re­cent ad­di­tion to the Pres­i­dent’s le­gal team, said Thurs­day that Trump is still will­ing to tes­tify in the probe.

He also claims Mueller’s team in­formed Trump’s lawyers that it has con­cluded the spe­cial coun­sel can­not in­dict a sit­ting Pres­i­dent.

Gi­u­liani told Fox News he “asked him specif­i­cally if they re­al­ized or ac­knowl­edged they didn’t have the power to in­dict.

“One of his as­sis­tants said they ac­knowl­edged they had to be bound by Jus­tice Depart­ment poli­cies,” he added. “Then the next day or the day af­ter, they clar­i­fied it for (Trump at­tor­ney) Jay Seku­low, who was with me at the meet­ing, that they didn’t have the power to in­dict.”

How­ever, if Mueller’s of­fice found Trump had en­gaged in wrong­do­ing, Congress could im­peach him — and when he’s out of of­fice, he could be pros­e­cuted.

Trump, mean­while, lashed out at re­ports that an FBI informant may have spo­ken with mem­bers of his campaign — us­ing one of his fa­vorite po­lit­i­cal com­par­isons.

“Wow, word seems to be com­ing out that the Obama FBI ‘SPIED ON THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN WITH AN EM­BED­DED INFORMANT,’” Trump tweeted. “Andrew Mc­Carthy says, ‘There’s prob­a­bly no doubt that they had at least one con­fi­den­tial informant in the campaign.’ If so, this is big­ger than Water­gate!”

Mc­Carthy, a con­tribut­ing ed­i­tor at the Na­tional Review, wrote an ar­ti­cle last week head­lined “Did the FBI Have a Spy in the Trump Campaign?”

White House spokes­woman Sarah Huck­abee San­ders said if the re­ports are proved true, “it should cer­tainly be looked into.”

Trump has made “big­ger than Water­gate” com­par­isons be­fore.

Trump has tweeted that Joe Ar­paio’s in­ves­ti­ga­tion into for­mer Pres­i­dent Barack Obama’s birth cer­tifi­cate “could dwarf Water­gate.” Hil­lary Clin­ton’s han­dling of clas­si­fied emails was “worse than Water­gate,” while the Ura­nium One con­spir­acy the­ory was “Water­gate, mod­ern-age,” and the Obama-era at­tack on a U.S. com­pound in Beng­hazi was “big­ger than Water­gate.” IT RUNS in the fam­ily. A rel­a­tive of ex-Trump campaign chair­man Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to crim­i­nal charges ear­lier this year — and has re­port­edly met with in­ves­ti­ga­tors work­ing for spe­cial coun­sel Robert Mueller, ac­cord­ing to a per­son fa­mil­iar with the mat­ter. Jef­frey Yo­hai, Manafort's for­mer son-in-law, pleaded guilty to fed­eral con­spir­acy charges in Jan­uary re­lat­ing to loans on prop­er­ties in New York and Cal­i­for­nia, a source fa­mil­iar with the case told the Daily News. Pub­lic records show Manafort and Yo­hai (photo) have made joint real es­tate ven­tures in both states. Yo­hai has met with Mueller's in­ves­ti­ga­tors since plead­ing guilty, a source told The Wall Street Jour­nal. Manafort, 69, was in­dicted on a laun­dry list of charges last year, in­clud­ing con­spir­acy against the U.S. and bank fraud. He faces tri­als in Vir­ginia and Wash­ing­ton, D.C., and has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Chris Som­mer­feldt

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