A legal expert from FOX News is calling for Robert Mueller’s resignation because he will disqualify himself as special counsel due to his relationship with former FBI director James Comey, 100% Fed Up reports.
In his op-ed published on the FOX News website Thursday, Jarrett said Mueller’s investigation of President Donald Trump’s firing of Comey makes it more compelling that he should step down as special counsel because of “egregious conflict of interest.”
“The special counsel statute specifically prohibits Mueller from serving if he has ‘a personal relationship with any person substantially involved in the investigation or prosecution,’” Jarrett wrote.
He also said that the two men were former colleagues and friends during their service at the Department of Justice and the FBI.
“They have a mentor-protégé relationship. The likelihood of prejudice and favoritism is glaring and severe.”
Jarrett believes in Mueller’s reputation for honesty and integrity, but argued that even honest people can be influenced in certain ways. “It is the human condition,” he adds.