It is as reckless as it was when Nixon did it. Have no doubt this is a last grasp for power. Note that it has been expected. See comments for what has been happening already.
‘Letters were sent to the White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, FBI Director Chris Wray, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, CIA Director Gina Haspel, Deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Robert Khuzami, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, NSA Director Paul Nakasone, IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, and Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker.’
FACT: 2018/2019 fiscal year STARTED OCT 1, 2018
FACT: the appropriations already codified (8/23/2018)
FACT: Trump budgeted $10M for Mueller’s Office, Mueller is Fully funded until SEPT 2019.