"Trump takes aim at Robert Mueller, lashing out at Russia probe" PBS NewsHour 3/19/2018
SUMMARY: President Trump made new accusations on social media Monday that the probe into ties between his campaign and Russia is a "witch hunt," directly criticizing the special counsel. Lawmakers in both parties have warned Trump not to fire Robert Mueller, warning of a dire crisis for his Presidency. Lisa Desjardins reports.
"How will Andrew McCabe's firing affect the Mueller probe?" PBS NewsHour 3/19/2018
SUMMARY: FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired on Friday, two days before he was set to retire; Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he was dismissed on the recommendation of FBI disciplinary officials. McCabe also reportedly kept notes on his conversations with the President, and has turned them over to the Special Counsel. Judy Woodruff talks to Adam Goldman from The New York Times.
"Trump tweets on Andrew McCabe taints Justice Department decision, says former official" PBS NewsHour 3/19/2018
SUMMARY: Lisa Monaco, a former Assistant Attorney General and Homeland Security Adviser, says we can't judge the merits of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to fire Andrew McCabe because the Justice Department’s Inspector General report has not been made public, which she called “highly unusual." Monaco joins Judy Woodruff to give her impressions of McCabe and the President’s tweets.