Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is refusing to hold a vote on a bill to Protect Speical Counsel Robert Mueller.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday thwarted a bipartisan effort to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job, saying he will not hold a floor vote on the legislation even if it is approved next week in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
McConnell said the bill is unnecessary because President Donald Trump will not fire Mueller.
“We’ll not be having this on the floor of the Senate,” McConnell said on Fox News.
This bill would allow Mueller a 10-day window to seek judicial review of his firing and force Trump to only fire him if under ‘good cause’.
5 Senate Republicans claimed they are worried about the constitutionality of this legislation while another three won’t support it.