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White House not aware of plans to fire Mueller

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Sarah has said that she was not aware of any plans to fire or remove or

"I'm not aware of any plans to make those movements... But we do have some real concerns with some of the activities and some of the scope that the investigation has gone," quoted as saying in an interview on Sunday night.

said she has concerns about the scope of the ongoing investigation and dodged questions about whether was more concerned about the recent issues with his than the Mueller investigation into alleged Russian collusion in the 2016

Sanders also did not answer a question about whether Trump had concerns about Cohen turning state's evidence.

The (FBI) raided Cohen's home, hotel room and office last week with Rosenstein's approval.

Trump has reportedly tried to fire Mueller in the past and has been considering firing Rosenstein, reported.

reported on Friday that Trump's advisers were more worried about the investigation into Cohen than Mueller's probe.

Cohen is the President's longtime and confidant, and has long been seen as a key in solving problems for Trump.



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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 14:44 IST