PBS NewsHour

The significance of Trump’s reported order to fire Mueller

Clip: 01/26/2018 | 10m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

President Trump reportedly ordered the dismissal of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, but backed down after White House counsel Don McGahn said he would quit rather than carry out the order, according to The New York Times and others. In Davos, the president dismissed the report as "fake news." John Yang reports and Judy Woodruff talks to Jack Goldsmith of Harvard Law School.

Aired: 01/26/18

Rating: NR

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