Trump Confirms Being Investigated for Firing Ex-FBI Director Comey
19 June, 2017, 13:18 | Author: Mae Harvey
Mr Trump previously claimed he was the victim of a "witch hunt" in May after Mr Mueller, a former FBI director, was appointed to lead an investigation into his campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation.
Three senior intelligence officials are being interviewed this week to assess whether the President broke the law. "Sad!" Trump tweeted Friday morning.
"I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!"
Mr Mueller was appointed as special counsel to investigate Moscow's involvement in the presidential election a year ago and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates with the Russians, but there has been no indication that Mr Mueller told the president to fire Mr Comey.
A few hours later, Trump again tweeted, this time attempting to divert attention toward his former rival, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, first saying: "Why is that Hillary Clinton's family and Democrats dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" He continued to rail against "the phony Witch Hunt" on Friday morning.
Mr. Trump's latest tweets drew a concerned statement from Sen.
"The message the president is sending through his tweets is that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to him and that anyone who thinks otherwise will be fired", Feinstein said in her statement.
The tweets prompted Sen. "I hope you can let this go". I don't know what he'll find, but I trust him - trust him to put our country first.
"It's basically all he talks about on the phone", an adviser who's spoken with the president and his top aides told Politico.
"The President was not confirming the investigation. It is what it is". "Sad!" the United States president tweeted.
Aussie PM pokes fun at Trump in leaked audio Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull mimicked Donald Trump's mannerisms and made reference to the Russian Federation scandal, in comments he said were "affectionately light-hearted".
Others felt Trump was on the right track.
Reports have been mounting that Mueller is investigating Trump for potential obstruction of justice related to his firing of Comey.
"Nice", Trump wrote on Twitter, later repeating his accusation that the probe was a "witch hunt".
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Removing Trump would require substantial Republican support - first in the House and then in the Senate. All this probing of President Trump and his family seems more of a persecution than anything else.
Gingrich also cited the friendship between Mueller and Comey, which the Trump supporter described as "weird". Sekulow said Trump took action based on their recommendation, and as a result, he is being investigated .
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President Donald Trump has just officially admitted he is under criminal investigation for obstruction of justice . Trump said he was being investigated by the man who, in the first place, told him to fire James Comey .
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