Trump's 2020 Campaign Manager Makes Stunning Public Call for Sessions to Be Fired and End to Mueller Investigation
President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale called Tuesday for the firing of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and end to the Russia probe by special counsel Robert Mueller.
Parscale cited the inspector general's recent report as grounds for these proposed actions, but offered no real explanation for how the report connected to his statement.
The campaign manager refered to the on-going investigation as "phony" in a tweet.
Time to fire Sessions End the Mueller investigation You can’t obstruct something that was phony against you The… https://t.co/jvVha4BTns— Brad Parscale (@Brad Parscale)1529425534.0
He added that Trump now has the "truth to end it all."
Political analysts were aghast at the unprecedented statement from a campaign manager running a reelection campaign.
Below are some of the immediate reactions.
Trump's campaign manager is urging Trump to fire Sessions and shut down the Mueller probe today. We are still at ze… https://t.co/mdBdkTzV8T— Steven Dennis (@Steven Dennis)1529428783.0
This is the campaign manager for the President's re-election. Either Brad is free-lancing hard, trying to box the P… https://t.co/7aaRitLcMd— Phil Elliott (@Phil Elliott)1529426275.0
Amazing. Trump's 2020 campaign manager calls on Trump to fire his attorney general, effectively picking a fight bet… https://t.co/qvkTJNYepB— Christina Wilkie (@Christina Wilkie)1529426599.0
While we’re all focused on children being ripped away from their parents, Trump’s campaign manager is using falseho… https://t.co/eTyDUJVxk5— Renato Mariotti (@Renato Mariotti)1529428643.0