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Daily Call To Action: December 21st, 2017

December 21, 2017 The Call – #ProtectMueller #ProtectRosenstein #TrumpRussia #Patriots Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), the Ranking  Member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, gave a chilling speech from the Senate floor Wednesday to warn that the growing right-wing attacks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation are a coordinated effort to the lay the groundwork to remove Mueller or cripple his investigation by removing senior DOJ officials. Fox News and the right wing press have mounted a furious campaign to impugn Mueller, Deputy AG Rosenstein and former FBI head Comey, and to try to discredit the investigation. Rosenstein, a life-long Republican appointed by Trump, defended Mueller’s investigation against withering attacks by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee last week. Trump is reportedly ranting about Rosenstein, whom he now calls a Democrat, saying Rosenstein is a threat to his presidency. Firing Rosenstein and replacing him with a Trump loyalist would seriously endanger the Mueller investigation. Bipartisan bills have been introduced in the House and Senate to protect the Mueller investigation. It seems inevitable that Trump will move against Mueller and his investigation and we need to make sure Congress feels intense pressure to protect the investigation by speaking out in support of Mueller and Rosenstein and passing the bipartisan legislation. We also need to be ready to take action quickly if Mueller is fired or his investigation is imperiled. Many Resistance groups have coordinated plans for a rapid response when this occurs.  Please find the action planned nearest to you and sign up to receive alerts. Your Action Call your three members of Congress and urge them to express public support for Mueller and Rosenstein and to support the bipartisan legislation protecting the Mueller investigation. Also, locate the “rapid response” protest planned near you and sign up to receive alerts. Talking Points

  • This is [NAME] and I’m a constituent in [ZIP].

  • I’m worried that President Trump will interfere with Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation by firing Mueller or replacing Rosenstein.

  • I want [Sen/Rep____] to speak out forcefully in support of Mueller and Rosenstein.

  • I want [Sen/Rep____] to press for action on the bipartisan legislation to protect Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation.

  • If the President is allowed to interfere with or terminate Mueller’s investigation, there will be both a Constitutional crisis and a crisis of confidence among the American people. I will personally be peacefully protesting in an organized march.

  • Our democracy is at stake in preserving Mueller’s investigation.

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