Secretary of Housing and Urban development Ben Carson told Fox News radio Friday that he thinks President Trump should give special investigator Robert Mueller a chance.
Carson feels Trump should just allow Mueller to prove his innocence.
“I would give him the chance to see if he could do that because if there’s nothing there – he’s not gonna find anything anyway,” Carson said.
The comments come after Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey last month and speculation that Trump wants to fire special counsel Robert Mueller as well, as Mueller ramps up his investigation of Trump’s obstruction of justice charge.
Carson believes it’s a lot of smoke, no fire.
“That has been the case now for nearly a year – there’s nothing to find, that’s why they keep going down these empty rabbit holes. That will continue to be the case because there’s nothing there,” Carson added.
And the investigation has been the centerpiece of Trump’s first 6 months in office, not policy reform.
“It’s frustrating because it keeps us from getting to the things that need to be done, and I’m not sure that that isn’t the real reason for it,” Carson said.
Nonetheless, Mueller’s continued investigation of Trump’s possible obstruction of justice isn’t putting the President in any mood to let it lie.
I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2017
"BUILD THE WALL" bumper stickers now on sale. (BUY NOW)
If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).
To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.
Sign up to get breaking news alerts from Dennis Michael Lynch.
Poll reveals 2020 Democratic prospects largely unknown by voters