Senator Lindsey Graham was reacting to former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe's comments that US President Trump might have committed a crime in handling the Russia probe and top officials discussed invoking the 25th Amendment.
The White House says Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the probe into alleged collusion between Russia and US President Donald Trump, will meet Trump later this week, amid media reports that Rosenstein was about to lose his job.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a regular target of President Donald Trump's anger and criticism, just two days before his scheduled retirement date.
Andrew McCabe, criticised by President Donald Trump for alleged bias against him, steps down as the agency's No 2 official. Sources say McCabe was leaving the bureau effective immediately.
James Comey's dismissal as FBI director by Donald Trump has sparked suspicion among his opponents whether the act was a bid to stall the FBI investigation into alleged Russian meddling during the 2016 US election.
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