Chuck Schumer

Lawmakers to Trump: Leave Mueller alone

Lawmakers to Trump: Leave Mueller alone

Democrats — and a few Republicans — in Congress have a clear message for President Donald Trump: Don't mess with Robert Mueller.

Concerned that the president may fight back after Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling led to two indictments and a guilty plea for his former advisers Monday, top Democrats laid down a marker for the president, who earlier in the year criticized Mueller and the probe.

"The President must not, under any circumstances and in any way, interfere with the special counsel's work," said Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer. "If he does, Congress must respond swiftly, unequivocally, and in a bipartisan way to ensure that the...