On Thursday, Trump denounced the report that he was being scrutinized for possible obstruction, calling it a "phony story".
The tweet is the the first time Mr Trump had publicly acknowledged he is under investigation. The source spoke on condition of anonymity. Gorelick pointed out that Kushner has volunteered to speak with the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is leading one of the congressional Russian Federation investigations.
A person familiar with Mueller's inquiry, speaking on condition of anonymity, said yesterday Mueller was looking into whether Trump or others attempted to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation. The White House referred to Trump's outside legal counsel when asked if the president was specifically referring to Rosenstein.
On the following day in an Oval Office meeting with Russian officials, the President described his FBI chief as a "nut job" and "crazy" and expressed relief that the "pressure " of the Russia investigation had been lifted by the firing of Comey. Now it appears Mueller is examining the president's own conduct, which may include whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. Other probes of Russia's election interference are being carried out in Congress.
Rosenstein, in office for less than two months, is the top Justice official overseeing the probe because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself. "The Department of Justice has a long-standing policy to neither confirm or deny such allegations".
Dianne Feinstein, top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she was "increasingly concerned" that Trump will fire both Mueller and Rosenstein.
"I think he's weighing that option", he said of Trump. Though some in the White House have preached caution, fearing a repeat of the firestorm over Comey's firing, many in Trump's orbit - including his son Donald Trump Jr. and adviser Newt Gingrich - have deemed Mueller biased and worthy of dismissal.
Russian Federation has also denied the allegations it interfered in the USA election, characterizing them as an effort to deflect public opinion from actual instances of election fraud and corruption as well as other pressing domestic issues.
"Mueller is setting up a dragnet of obstruction, financial questions and every aspect of Trump's life and his associates lives", said former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who labeled it "very unsafe".
On Wednesday, the Postreported that Mueller, the special counsel, who was appointed after the firing of FBI director James Comey, is now looking at whether Trump attempted to obstruct the investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Moscow by leaning on Comey to drop the probe.
Uno dei candidati per il ruolo di titolare potrebbe essere Luigi Sepe del Napoli , giovane ma pronto per giocare subito. Infine il Benevento è alla ricerca di due portieri per sostituire Cragno , tornato al Cagliari per fine prestito.
Wednesday morning at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park where lawmakers were practicing for a congressional charity baseball game. The two sat side by side, wearing Louisiana State University's purple colored gear in honor of Scalise's alma mater.
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.
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.
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.
The Navy says in a statement that searchers had gained access to the spaces that were damaged during the collision . And as you can see now, the ship is still listing, so they had to fight the ship to keep it above the surface.
ABC said Rosenstein told Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand she would have authority over the probe if he were to step aside. Rosenstein could eventually be questioned by Mueller about his memo on Comey and what motivated Trump to ask him to write it.
He attacks while in hiding and backstabs. "We are for the causes based on which the party was born at Ramlila Maidan..." Earlier on Saturday, he had said: We did not come into being for these conspiracies and palace politics .
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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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.
WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 10th day
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.
Theresa May offers support package for London fire victims
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 .
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.
Still no proof of collusion with Russians, says Donald Trump
He had likened the appointment of the special counsel with the "single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history". Politico said Rosenstein's comments caught many in Washington by surprise, partly because he didn't specify the news reports .
Rangers set to complete swoop for midfielder Carlos Pena
Jack became Rangers' second summer signing with Portugal worldwide veteran Bruno Alves announced a day earlier on Wednesday. Rangers are giving medicals to Fabio Cardoso, Dalcio Gomes and Eduardo Herrera, as they close on snapping up the trio.
Telangana To Issue Ordinance To Ban Online Gambling
The Telangana government, soon after the state was formed in 2014, had ordered a crackdown on clubs that encouraged gambling. The state cabinet approved an ordinance with this clause and sent it to Governor ESL Narasimhan.
Boy, 3, fatally struck by auto driven by mother
The auto veered out of control and struck her son, Cha Kpaw-mooku, pinning him against a large clothing collection box. The department's Forensics Services Unit has processed the scene and an investigation is ongoing, the release says.
Ius soli: Grillo, pastrocchio invotabile
Pensiamo ai problemi delle persone, se chi governa facesse altrettanto oggi non saremmo qui". Perché nulla ha a che fare questa legge con barconi o terroristi.
Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation
Trump may be referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who in a memo to Trump raised concerns over Comey's performance. If Rosenstein recuses himself, Brand, a Trump appointee, would become the top Justice official overseeing Mueller's work.