Bipartisan: Senate Judiciary Committee advances legislation to protect Mueller from Trump

Fourteen votes in favor of the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act, seven against. The yays: All 10 Democrats on the committee plus Chuck Grassley, Lindsey Graham, Thom Tillis, and Trump’s old buddy Jeff Flake. The nays: Orrin Hatch, John Cornyn, Mike Crapo, John Kennedy, and the very conservative triumvirate of Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and Ben Sasse.

Why are Trump-haters like Sasse and Lee giving him a free hand in firing Mueller? Because, Lee explained in an op-ed a few days ago,...

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