Trump warned against firing Robert Mueller over Russian probe

After the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, expectation is growing that the US president may attempt to fire the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

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    Republican senators are warning US President Donald Trump not to fire special counsel Robert Mueller. They say he must be allowed to investigate alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. In a series of tweets over the weekend, Trump accused the FBI leadership of lies, corruption and leaking information.

    Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington, DC.


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