Why Firing Mueller Won’T Backfire On Trump

A firing of Mueller by Trump would not necessarily spark a similar chain of events.
The biggest political risk Trump would be taking in firing Mueller is electoral backlash.
If Trump rids himself of Mueller, it wouldn’t be because he believes the need to exude strength internationally outweighs the added risk of impeachment.
Yet there is no chance Democrats could control two-thirds of the Senate, so they could never convict Trump without Republican help.
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, tweeted last week, “If President fired Bob Mueller, Congress would immediately re-establish independent counsel and appoint Bob Mueller.

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