8 times since June the White House denied Trump was considering firing Mueller
9:45 PM EST, Fri January 26, 2018
White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says on ABC News that President Donald Trump has not discussed firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but dodges on whether Trump has made a commitment that he won't fire Mueller in the future. President Trump considered firing Mueller last June, but backed down after White House counsel Don McGahn threatened to quit, a person familiar with the matter told CNN. Here are eight times since June 2017 the White House denied Trump was considering firing Mueller.