- SE Cupp: Everyone should applaud the pick of Mueller for special counsel, but the adulation will likely be short-lived
- Cupp: Trump will try to rally base to push back; GOP will continue to defend Trump; and Dems will turn on Mueller if he doesn't bring down Trump
SE Cupp is the author of "Losing Our Religion: The Liberal Media's Attack on Christianity," co-author of "Why You're Wrong About the Right" and a columnist at the New York Daily News. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own.
(CNN)The bombshell news on Wednesday that Robert Mueller will be a special counsel to lead an independent investigation of President Donald Trump, was met with giddy hoorays on the left and sighs of relief on the right. For their part, Democrats are smelling impeachment in the water, while Republicans are just glad the pressure's finally off them to "do something" about Trump and his daily drag on the party.