Ben Stein: Robert Mueller wants to kill Trump's political career and take away his freedom
Stein: Mueller is "a very accomplished witch hunter" who "wants to kill the political career" of President Trump
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From the July 20 edition of Fox Business' Risk and Reward with Deirdre Bolton:
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LIZ MACDONALD (GUEST HOST): Ben, the president is being criticized for undercutting the Attorney General and his Justice Department during these high-level probes into Russia. Why is the president talking to the New York Times about Jeff Sessions?
BEN STEIN: I think he wants Jeff Sessions to resign. I think he wants him to be gone, and I think he then wants to then fire the special prosecutor. Look -- look, he has got a whole bunch of buzzards and other carrion animals that eat carrion looking over his shoulder.
They want to kill him. I mean, Mr. Mueller, I'm sure he's a fine human being in many ways, but he's got that job because he wants to kill the political career and maybe take away the freedom of President Trump. He's not there for any other reason. Nobody takes that job then hires 20 or 30 high-level Democrat prosecutors, unless he's out to get the president.
He's gonna have to get rid of him eventually. He's going to have to get rid of Sessions. The whole idea of having a special prosecutor this early when there's no crime -- nothing bad has happened.
MACDONALD: I mean, Mueller does have a broad mandate. It says investigate any links and or coordination between the Russian government and the Trump campaign. That's a pretty broad mandate.
STEIN: It's too broad a mandate. It basically gives him a license to hunt and kill -- not literally kill, but hunt and kill politically President Trump, and it is too broad of a mandate. It would be understandable if they had found some espionage, or somebody being paid off to be nice to Russia, but they have found nothing. There was no reason to have a special prosecutor in the first place.
This is the essence of a witch hunt, done by a very accomplished witch hunter, Mr. Mueller, who is getting his witch hunting friends from the Democratic Party on the job.