Stephen Bannon really wants the White House to accept his unsolicited advice on the Mueller probe

Stephen Bannon.
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No, Stephen Bannon didn't enroll in law school after being ousted from the White House last summer, but he is providing free legal advice to anyone in President Trump's orbit who will listen.

Trump's former chief strategist is still in contact with White House aides, and he wants them to pass along to Trump his plan to stop the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, several people with knowledge of the discussions told The Washington Post. Step one is to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees Special Counsel Robert Mueller's work and signed off on the search warrant to raid the home, office, and hotel room of Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.

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