CNN has learned members of the Trump transition team received a memo, urging all volunteers and aides to "preserve" any records relating to Russia, Ukraine or investigations into top Trump campaign officials in the inquiry.
"I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!"
Sekulow said the president's comment was not a real statement, instead claiming it was in response to a Washington Postreport suggesting he is under investigation.
"We will enforce the embargo", the President said.
The rising criticism puts a new focus on the relationships between the president, special counsel and the Justice Department, especially as questions loom over whether Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will recuse himself from overseeing Mueller's probe. The attorney general was at a White House meeting when the notification came from Rosenstein, prompting the enraged President to scold the attorney general for the turn of events.
Rosenstein has defended Mueller and said he wouldn't fire him without good cause.
The president has denied that he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation and has also disputed that he's attempted to block the investigation into his campaign's possible role in Russia's election-related hacking.
Rosenstein may be a witness in the probe regarding the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. He then stated again that Trump was not being investigated.
"FBI agents and federal prosecutors have also been examining the finances of other Trump associates, said US officials familiar with the matter", the Post reported.
"But let me be very clear here, as it has been since the beginning, the president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction", he added. He has already been subpoenaed by the House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee. Trump had viewed Sessions' recusal as unnecessary, even though Justice Department regulations made it nearly impossible to avoid. If Trump fired Rosenstein, Brand might resign because she and Rosenstein were nominated together, have a close working relationship and went through their confirmation hearings as a team.
Vice president Mike Pence, who headed the Trump transition until Inauguration Day, has also hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe a nd Mr Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen has retained a brief to represent him.
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday hired his own lawyer to represent him in the special counsel's Russian Federation investigation. The report came quietly but abruptly from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who was brought to Capitol Hill shortly after Comey was sacked in order to fill in for Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
In a series of statements on Twitter on Thursday, Mr Trump repeated his claim that Mr Mueller's investigation is a "WITCH HUNT" based on the "phoney" premise of possible collusion between Russian Federation and a cadre of Trump campaign associates.
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Hundreds of pro-Palestinian demonstrators took to the streets of London on Sunday to mark the annual Al Quds Day. For example, you can bring a Hezbollah flag to show support for the political wing of Hezbollah.
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DUP leader Arlene Foster has said she wants a "sensible Brexit" that works for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. A spokesman for his Department for Exiting the European Union said Britain had been "crystal clear" about its approach.
Schiff said Trump, his legal team and his supporters were trying to discredit the special counsel and his investigation. Mueller had no choice but to add obstruction of justice to the list of potential issues his office would investigate.
President Trump's son-in-law and key aide Jared Kushner is the subject of an investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. Questions about Kushner's financial conflicts of interest have been swirling since the moment he joined the Trump campaign.
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Leader of Opposition in the Bundestag through most of the 1970s, he was elected Chancellor in 1982 as the CDU returned to power. Petersburg Mayor Anatoly Sobchak in the early 1990s and Kohl invited Sobchak to visit his residence in the German city of Bonn.
Donald Trump has appeared to confirm he is being investigated for obstruction of justice as he complained of a " witch hunt ". The tweet marked the first public, official confirmation that the president is under investigation for firing Comey in May.
Regulations way down, jobs and enthusiasm way up!" Sekulow added that Trump is "very effective" with his use of social media. On May 17 the Department of Justice appointed Mueller as special counsel to head up the Russian Federation investigation.
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The complex issues of the Russia probe, special counsel
With President Trump's instructions, Vice President Mike Pence has hired Richard Cullen , his own lawyer to represent the U.S. The White House has directed questions for details to outside legal counsel, which has not responded.
More diversity, less booze: Key changes recommended to Uber
It is going to be even harder for Uber as the company is still looking for a clear No. 2 who could run things in Kalanick's stead. The Holder report called for "an ethics and culture committee" to oversee Uber's efforts to maintain ethical business practices.
GOP baseball shooter had list of names, including Rep. Brooks
The FBI said it was investigating the shooter's "activities and social media impressions" in the months leading up to the attack. When he found out the shooter was from his home district, Bost's team started searching for any previous communications.
NSW man arrested over McBride murder
A man has been arrested in relation to the death of Carly McBride, almost three years after the mother-of-two disappeared. Homicide detectives are also searching Newson's home at nearby Buff Point and say investigations are continuing.
CCTV footage of the Manila casino shooting
The suspect torched gaming tables, slot machines and carpets before going to the storage room where casino chips were kept. Albayalde said Carlos had a bank account with an outstanding debt of P4 million, and several other non-bank related debt.
Cosby prosecutor undeterred by mistrial, vows to try again
How do I describe the judge? Lena Dunham was completely disgusted by Bill Cosby's mistrial this week . "It has been restored". But a lawyer representing many of his accusers, Gloria Allred , said she was hoping the prosecution would push for a retrial.