Mueller deputy praised DOJ official after she defied Trump travel ban order: ‘I am so proud’

Fox News senior political analyst sounds off the appearance of political bias a damage to credibility in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and the Clinton email case. #Tucker
Hume: Mueller deputy’s ‘suck-up’ email raises questions

A top prosecutor who is now a deputy for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe praised outgoing acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she was fired in January by President Trump for refusing to defend his controversial travel ban.

The email, obtained by Judicial Watch through a federal lawsuit, shows that on the night of Jan. 30, Andrew Weissmann wrote to Yates under the subject line, “I am so proud.”

He continued, “And in awe. Thank you so much. All my deepest respects.”

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, left, received praise from Andrew Weissmann, now a deputy for Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

The disclosure follows confirmation that another Mueller investigator, FBI official Peter Strzok, was fired over the summer after allegedly sending anti-Trump texts to an FBI lawyer with whom he was romantically involved.

His alleged actions revived concerns about the objectivity of the FBI probes of…

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