“Former special counsel Ken Starr said on Sunday that there could be grounds for impeachment if President Trump was lying when he denied reports that he tried to fire special counsel Robert Mueller,” The Hill reports.
“‘I think lying to the American people is a serious issue that has to be explored. I take lying to the American people very, very seriously, so absolutely,’ Starr told ABC’s ‘This Week,’ when asked if Trump lying about the report would be grounds for impeachment.”
“The New York Times reported on Thursday that Trump had asked White House counsel Don McGahn to fire Mueller in June. He backed off the order, however, after McGahn threatened to quit, according to the Times.”
Vox: “Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is taking a hard line on the Russia investigation and the president’s seeming inability to stay out of it. On Sunday, Graham warned that Firing Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating the Russia scandal, would be the end of the Donald Trump presidency — adding that everyone surrounding the president knows it.”