Trump tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation
Trump tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation
19 Giugno, 2017, 06:50
In his tweet, Trump appeared to be referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who wrote a memo recommending that Comey be fired. "Witch Hunt", Trump tweeted on Friday morning.
Trump's digital volley appeared to be trained at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who recommended the firing last month of James Comey - an nearly unprecedented move that could yet imperil Trump's presidency.
However, it is likely that he was tweeting about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, or Mueller who is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing ex-FBI Director James Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.
As part of his probe into possible obstruction, Mueller has requested interviews with senior intelligence officials about their conversations with Trump, a former senior intelligence official with knowledge of the discussions confirmed to NBC News.
"After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my "collusion with the Russians, nobody has been able to show any proof".
The tweet marked the first public, official confirmation that the president is under investigation for firing Comey in May.
In a second tweet, Trump touted his "powerful" presence on social media, despite widespread criticism that his recurring rants on Twitter and other online media have only compounded his legal and political problems.
Donald Trump has appeared to confirm he is being investigated for obstruction of justice as he complained of a "witch hunt".
The Russia issue has cast a shadow over Trump's five months in office.
After a close Trump associate earlier this week said Trump was "considering" firing Robert Mueller, who was appointed special counsel last month, the White House said Trump has no intention to do so though Trump has the "right" to do so. "Witch Hunt", he tweeted.
Comey told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump fired him to undermine the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Russian Federation probe.
"Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" he asked.
Given that every morning brings with it some new Trump scandal, one could be excused for not realizing that Trump has yet to be actively investigated.
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.
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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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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 .
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.
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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.
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.
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