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Eric Holder calls for protests if Trump fires Mueller

Former Attorney General Eric Holder. Photo: Matthew Hinton / AP

Former Attorney General Eric Holder called for "mass, popular, peaceful" protest from the American public if Special Counsel Robert Mueller is fired amid reports that Trump's transition lawyers are saying Mueller obtained emails illegally.

Background: Trump's Director of Legislative Affairs told CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday there has been no talk of firing Mueller in the White House.