Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

Lucy Bush
June 18, 2017

The Post reported that the interviews represent a widening of the probe to include looking into whether the President obstructed justice in suggesting to his former FBI Director James Comey that Comey drop the investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, as well as for his firing of Comey.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who recommended Comey's dismissal, is overseeing the broader investigation, which is being led by special counsel Robert Mueller.

Democrats and Republicans alike decried President Trump's tweet about the Russian Federation investigation on Capitol Hill Friday. But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight given his role in Trump's decision to fire Comey.

Comey testified it would be up to Mueller to decide whether Trump's action amounted to obstruction of justice, an act that could be cited in any effort in the Republican-led Congress to impeach him and remove him from office.

His transition team was ordered to preserve documents related to the Russian Federation investigation by the team's general counsel's office, according to The New York Times on Friday. He is, however, the only one of those people who remains close to Trump.

The order by the general counsel for the transition team casts a wide net on documents that could shed light on ties between Trump's presidential campaign and representatives of Russia's government.

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Senior Justice Department officials pushed back on the ABC News report, saying Rosenstein has not at this point requested any official opinion on the matter from career ethics attorneys in the department.

President Donald Trump says it's "sad" that seven months of investigations and hearings into possible links between his campaign and Russian Federation have been fruitless.

President Trump issued an eyebrow-raising tweet Friday morning.

Rosenstein has authority over the inquiry because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself on March 2 after revelations of previously undisclosed meetings with Russia's ambassador to Washington while he was a Trump campaign adviser.

Top Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein expressed concern that Trump may try to fire both Mueller and Rosenstein, warning "he's in for a rude awakening" if he thinks he can shut down the investigation.

A source on Trump's legal team attempted to clarify the missive, claiming he was reacting to media reports about the investigation rather than offering public confirmation.

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"Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" he wrote Thursday afternoon.

Vice President Mike Pence's office said on Thursday he had hired a lawyer known for defending government officials in high-profile investigations to help him with the Russian Federation probes. "Nice", Trump wrote in his first tweet.

The paper previously reported that Kushner's December meeting with Sergey Gorkov, the chairman of the Russian government controlled Vnesheconombank (VEB) and an associate of President Vladimir Putin, had come under scrutiny by US investigators.

Preet Bharara, the former USA attorney in Manhattan, responded to Rosenstein's statement by tweeting: "Where is Rod Rosenstein's overdue statement responding to the President's repeated attacks on his appointment of Robert Mueller?".

Trump and his supporters have repeatedly complained about leaked reports on the progress of Mueller's investigation, many of which have appeared in either the Post or The New York Times.

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