Conservative leader just predicted ‘Mueller will be gone soon’ with new AG now confirmed

On Thursday, William Barr was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be the next attorney general, and that has one noted conservative predicting that Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be out of a job very soon.

Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union, posted his prediction on Twitter:

While Schapp may believe that to be true, it should be noted that during his confirmation hearings, Barr said he would only fire Mueller for cause, and that such a situation was “unimaginable.” Barr added that he would personally resign rather than dismiss Mueller without having a good cause.

As Alternet points out, Schlapp’s tweet is a sign of much deeper anxiety on the right:

“When Mueller was appointed, he was widely praised across the political spectrum, including from close allies of the president like Newt Gingrich and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). It’s only as his investigation has come to encircle the president and uncover serious wrongdoing that Trump fans turned on Mueller.”

Social media countered Schlapp with facts and reminders that if Barr does remove the special counsel, it could well speed up Trump’s removal from office. Take a look:

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