On Wednesday, anonymous sources told the Washington Post that special counsel Robert Mueller told Senate investigators in a confidential hearing that he was looking into Trump's firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.
Comey was sacked by the president on May 9 while he was overseeing the investigation into potential Russian interference into last year's election and potential collusion with the Trump presidential campaign.
The Trump administration initially said Mr Rosenstein's letter was the reason the President fired Mr Comey on May 9, but Mr Trumplater said he did so because of the "Russia thing".
Comey had testified that during the meeting in which Trump allegedly asked him to drop the Flynn investigation, Sessions had left the room.
Comey used his his three-hour testimony before the Senate intelligence committee last week to launch a blistering takedown of Trump, calling him a liar no less than five times.
The probe is being led by special counsel Robert Mueller, who was appointed by Rosenstein. And as Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) declared in a tweet Thursday, "If Trump fired Mueller (he'd also have to fire Dep AG Rosenstein), it would be an 11 on the Richter scale of #obstructionofjustice".
People zeroed into the words "I am being investigated" and wondered who he's talking about. "Sad!" the United States president tweeted. "I think it would be an absolute disaster if the president were to move forward and fire the special counsel", Sen.
Trump, however, added that the man conducting the probe is the same individual who advised him to fire Comey. The order also demands that records be kept on any foreign travel by members of Trump's transition team and presidential campaign. The Justice Department had no comment on Trump's tweet Friday.
Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence has now hired legal counsel to represent him in the Russian Federation probe and there are media reports that the investigation has expanded to include the business dealings of White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. "Sad!" Trump said in his first tweet of the day.
The Obama administration dedicated $90 million to apprenticeship programs, the same amount that's in Trump's proposed budget . President Trump can not claim to support American workers with apprenticeships when his budget tells a different story.
The FBI said it is also examining a number of social media postings purportedly made by Hodgkinson that criticized Trump. He was airlifted to MedStar Washington Hospital Center Wednesday and is in critical condition recovering from surgery.
Yeah, it's pretty amusing . "I think it's pretty cool..." Going in, she's tough to read, you don't really feel comfortable. Still, it was clear that she was up to the task against the 11th-seeded Wozniacki, who is 26 and has been to two U.S.
Climate Alliance and remain committed to achieving existing Carbon dioxide emission reduction goals (Green States). He had to return to Washington for a Cabinet meeting. 12 states and Puerto Rico have become members of the U.S.
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.
The five million pounds are to be used to cover emergency supplies, funeral costs and loss of possessions, Efe news reported . The move came as the official response to the crisis drew fresh condemnation from residents and London Mayor Sadiq Khan .
The panel sent a bipartisan letter this month to White House counsel Don McGahn seeking an answer by this Friday. Attorney General Jeff Sessions during his appearance last week before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Nel suo gruppo, il C, l'Italia affronterà anche la sempre pericolosa Germania e la Repubblica Ceca di Schick. Oggi tocca a Germania-Repubblica Ceca e soprattutto alla nostra Italia che esordisce contro la Danimarca .
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.
Trump had viewed Sessions' recusal as unnecessary, even though Justice Department regulations made it nearly impossible to avoid. Rosenstein may be a witness in the probe regarding the firing of former FBI Director James Comey .
The Shawal's moon will be born at 7:31 am on June 24th and it will be 36-hour old on June 25th. Muslims pray during mass to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, July 17, 2015.
La potenza della Honda Civic HF 2014
Una potenza da non sottovalutare per una macchina di questa gamma, da accoppiare ad una guidabilità invidiabile. Da non sottovalutare anche il "Display Audio" da accoppiare (se richiesto) al sistema di navigazione.
Rocket League Will Run at 720p/60fps on the Switch
Certainly not for Microsoft, who also own Minecraft and have opened it up to everyone, and sell the game on Sony's platforms. After talking to Psyonix I later met up with Sony PlayStation boss Shawn Layden and asked him about crossplay.
Ton for Fakhar Zaman as Pakistan flay Indian bowlers
This time also the chances are bringht for Team India for its 14th victory against Pakistan in ICC tournaments across all formats. Fakhar even got in some spin bowling, stepping in when an injured Imad Wasim couldn't finish the 20th over .
Trump tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation
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.
Porsche trionfa alla 24 ore di Le Mans
Sorpasso dopo sorpasso ha raggiunto la Oreca n.38 del team di Jackie Chan , trovatasi incredibilmente al comando . Questa gara sa regalare intense emozioni e tenere tutti con il fiato sospeso fino alla bandiera a scacchi.
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.
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.