Trump advisers and confidants describe the president as increasingly angry over the investigation, yelling at television sets in the White House carrying coverage and insisting he is the target of a conspiracy to discredit - and potentially end - his presidency. "There has been no notification from the special counsel's office that the president is under investigation".
Rosenstein has been overseeing the Russian Federation probe since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself.
In a subsequent tweet, Trump also appeared to take a swipe at Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein when he said, "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. "So, it is not hard for me", he said, arguing that while a new president and attorney general will have new priorities, the way the department peruses and prosecutes cases doesn't change.
Remember, Trump admitted publicly that he fired Comey, who was leading a counter-espionage investigation into the Russian Federation scandal, because of the president's dissatisfaction with the probe.
The tweets came shortly after Rosenstein issued his unusual statement that appeared to be warning about the accuracy of such reports.
Trump's tweets come after the top lawyer for his transition team warned the organization's officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe. An official of Trump's transition confirmed the lawyer's internal order, which was sent Thursday.
"He brought that recommendation to the President" and Trump agreed, Pence concluded.
Questions about Kushner's financial conflicts of interest have been swirling since the moment he joined the Trump campaign.
While Mueller is now leading the investigation, Rosenstein still maintains the authority to make final decisions about adding resources and personnel to the probe - and most critically, over whether any prosecutions should be pursued.
Kushner, the adviser and son-in-law of President Donald Trump, met separately with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. and a Russian businessman in December - interactions that were already under scrutiny as part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe.
In a series of statements on Twitter on Thursday, Mr Trump repeated his claim that the investigation is based on the "phony" premise of possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump campaign associates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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 .
E che il numero rimarrà attivo "fino a quando sarà necessario e ci sarà una richiesta di informazioni così forte". Abbiamo 10 postazioni che non si sono fermate un attimo, siamo già a circa 300 chiamate .
Thursday, Trump griped he was receiving unfair treatment from investigators compared with his election opponent, Hillary Clinton . The White House referred to Trump's outside legal counsel when asked if the president was specifically referring to Rosenstein.
Saturday's sentences were referred to Egypt's grand mufti for a non-binding opinion, as required by Egyptian law. Former public prosecutor Hisham Barakat died of his injuries after a car-bomb attack in Cairo on June 29, 2015.
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.
Labour claims Brexit 'disarray' on eve of talks in Brussels
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.
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 .
Navy halts search for missing sailors after bodies found
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.
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.
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.