Eric Holder Warns GOP to Not Go After Mueller — Benghazi Survivor Hits Back With a Knockout Punch

| DEC 16, 2017 | 12:19 AM

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The Russia probe has a lot of Republicans upset following the leak of anti-Trump texts from FBI agent Peter Strzok.

Strzok, who called the president an “idiot,” was removed from the investigation in July. Still, some in the GOP feel that Robert Mueller has breached trust by choosing partisan FBI employees.

With the controversy surrounding Strozk, there were calls for Mueller to step down.

The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board wrote, as reported by the Huffington Post:

All of this reinforces our doubts about Mr. Mueller’s ability to conduct a fair and credible probe of the FBI’s considerable part in the Russia-Trump drama. Mr. Mueller ran the bureau for 12 years and is fast friends with Mr. Comey, whose firing by Mr. Trump triggered his appointment as special counsel. The reluctance to cooperate with a congressional inquiry compounds doubts related to this clear conflict of interest.

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder broke his silence about the situation with Mueller on Thursday.

Holder tweeted:

The tweet went viral and captured a lot of peoples' attention. But when Benghazi survivor and former Army Ranger Kris Paronto saw it, he couldn't let it go unchallenged.

Paronto fired back:

Mic drop.