Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) Predicted on Thursday that "people would take to the streets" if President Trump called Donald John TrumpKushner Bolton for advice last year: Report Jeb Bush meets Trump: I'm Going Home Kids Who Really Love Me Sanders Visiting Mississippi on the Anniversary of the MLK Assassination MORE Firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions as preliminary stage for discontinuation of Special Advisory Service Robert Mueller Robert Swan MuellerSasse: US Should Elect Mueller to Leadership welcome the Russian probe MORE
In an interview on CNN, Lieu said that any attempt to fire sessions, one behind It would probably signal that Trump is trying to get rid of Mueller, who may be investigating the matter. This is, among other things, a collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
"That would be a hindrance to the judiciary and the only reason he would do that would be to try Special Representative Robert Mueller," Lieu said. "It would be an act that would violate the rule of law, I think people would take to the streets and I urge the President not to do it."
Trump has made fun of Muller's investigation publicly and privately called "witch hunt".
Müller was appointed Deputy Prosecutor General last year Rod Rosenstein Rod Jay RosensteinThe top DOJ officials: Promise publicly not to interfere in Müller's trial Why Trump should take over Mueller's deal Sit down for an interview with Gowdy Trump's lawyers are doing "disservices" by enlightening Mueller about the secret agreement MORE which oversaw the Russia probe after Sessions withdrew from matters of the Trump campaign. He said in an interview with the New York Times last year that he would have selected someone else for the top prosecution job if he had known that sessions would deviate from the Russia investigation.
Mueller is also investigating whether Trump has sought to obstruct the Russia investigation by pressing the former FBI director James Comey James Brien ComeyTrump's lawyer discussed the idea that he pardoned Flynn, Manafort: report The Hill's 12:30 CNN is scheduled to host City Hall next month with Comey MORE  dropping his office investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and later dismissing Comey when he refused.
Flynn, a Trump campaigner, pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators,