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.
Speaking on behalf of the vast majority of the American people, Republicans in Congress be forewarned:any attempt to remove Bob Mueller will not be tolerated.These are BS attacks on him/his staff that are blatantly political-designed to hide the real wrongdoing. Country not party
— Eric Holder (@EricHolder) December 14, 2017
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:
Weren’t you the only Attorney General in U.S. history to be held in contempt of congress?? And you don’t speak for me or the vast majority of the American people you POS!! 🤬 Get back in your hole rat 🐀 . #FastandFurious #corrupt #Liar #ericholderhaszerointegrity https://t.co/QkxHCjyzGr
— Kris Paronto (@KrisParonto) December 15, 2017