‘You Are Not a Dictator’: Bernie Sanders Reminds Trump He Can’t Control if Mueller Testifies

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) retaliated against President Donald Trump‘s morning tweetstorm Monday where the president called on special counsel Robert Mueller not to testify before Congress.

“Why would the Democrats in Congress now need Robert Mueller to testify,” Trump tweeted Monday.

“Are they looking for a redo because they hated seeing the strong NO COLLUSION conclusion?” he added. “There was no crime, except on the other side (incredibly not covered in the Report), and NO OBSTRUCTION. Bob Mueller should not testify. No redos for the Dems!”

Sanders jumped on the opportunity to slam Trump and inform the president who makes the decision on testimonies.

“Sorry, Mr. President, you are not a dictator,” he tweeted. “In our democracy, when Congress calls on Robert Mueller to testify, he will testify.”

Democrats are itching to hear Mueller’s testimony, especially after it was revealed last week that the special counsel was dissatisfied with Attorney General William Barr‘s original summary of the report.

But Democrats aren’t alone in their desire. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) sent a letter to Mueller inviting him to testify, asking specifically to clarify the disagreements between him and Barr.

“Please inform the Committee if you would like to provide testimony regarding any misrepresentation by the Attorney General of the substance of that phone call,” he wrote.

Trump’s hard stance on a Mueller testimony is a tonal shift for the president, who told reporters last week that it was up to Barr whether or not the special counsel would testify.

“I don’t know,” the president said when asked if Mueller should testify. “That’s up to our attorney general, who I think has done a fantastic job.”

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James
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Mueller works directly for AG Barr; not the POTUS. There would be no reason for Mueller to testify – UNLESS the Dem Committee members are so illiterate or ignorant they can not read the final report. They also need to be reminded this was a Dimwit temper tantrum w/alligator tears over Trump’s election which was an investigation LOOKING for a CRIME which proved there was never any evidence of any CRIME committed by anyone except those on the Left. It was a complete waste of taxpayer money.

I. Chin
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…and the AG, as part of the executive branch, works for the president.

leg bone’s connected to the hip bone…..

I. Chin
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No Bernie. If Trump were a dictator you and Mueller would already be dead or jailed.

Next propagandistic slur, you wannabe-Commie? You’re really bad at this real-world thing, aren’t you?

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