Republican group urges Trump not to compromise integrity of American justice system

donald trumpThis Sunday, ABC News will air a highly anticipated interview with former FBI Director James Comey discussing his new book. Republicans for the Rule of Law is airing a commercial during the interview urging President Trump not to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

You can view the ad here.

The ad highlights special counsel Robert Mueller’s career accomplishments and testimonials from Republican leadership expressing their confidence in Mueller’s integrity and the need for his investigation to proceed.

“Any political interference with the Special Counsel’s investigation, including firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, would be an affront to the rule of law and would ultimately hurt the President, hurt the Republican Party, and hurt the country,” said Republicans for the Rule of Law Director Sarah Longwell. “Now is a crucial moment for Republicans to follow the lead of Senators Thom Tillis, Lindsay Graham, Orrin Hatch, and Chuck Grassley, and speak with one voice urging President Trump to allow the investigation to continue unimpeded.”

Directed by William Kristol, Mona Charen, Linda Chavez, and Sarah Longwell—along with a broad coalition of Republicans and conservatives—Republicans for the Rule of Law represents the majority of Republicans who believe the Special Counsel’s investigation should be completed without political interference.

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