Trump acknowledges he is being investigated, cries 'Witch Hunt' on Twitter

Accusations of obstruction of justice arose last month when Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey

Though Rosenstein did not explain what prompted the statement, many political observers connected it to recent reports that special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the DOJ investigation into Russian election meddling, is also investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice.

The president is the subject of multiple ongoing investigations, including probes led by the House and Senate Intelligence Committees as well as one overseen by special prosecutor Robert Mueller, who was appointed last month by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. If Trump were to try and remove Mueller, it would likely lead to either the firing or resignation of Rosenstein.

Donald Trump has said that he is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice over his decision to fire the FBI Director who was heading a probe into possible collusion between his election campaign and Russia's alleged effort to interfere with the 2016 election.

Warning to believers in the rule of law: There is now a clear and present danger that President Trump is on the brink, possibly within days, of precipitating a constitutional crisis and triggering a national firestorm against his presidency by firing and removing multiple officials involved in the Russian Federation investigation.

It wasn't clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

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Through a spokesman, Trump's personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz, blasted The Post's report, though he stopped short of denying it.

Trump's apparent attack on Rosenstein also raised further questions about whether he will stay in his position or recuse himself from the investigation.

"I will say candidly the president and federal government generally, I think, would be better off generally with fewer tweets", said Sen.

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Now, Mr Trump has suggested that he is indeed being investigated.

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. Rosenstein in a memo to Trump raised concerns over FBI Director James Comey. Gingrich called Mueller "the tip of the deep state spear aimed at Trump" It was a quick flip-flop for Gingrich. Cohen has received a subpoena from one of the congressional committees looking into the Russian Federation issue.

Sessions, a former senator for Alabama who was chairman of the Trump campaign's national security committee, reportedly invited Burt so that he could discuss issues of national security and foreign policy.

"As the deputy attorney general has said numerous times, if there comes a point when he needs to recuse, he will".

President Trump can not directly fire the special counsel.

In another development, members of Trump's transition team that served him after he was elected in November until he took office in January have been ordered to preserve materials related to the Russian Federation matter, the New York Times reported.

On Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence took what he later described as a "very routine" step of hiring outside counsel to represent him. Pence headed the Trump transition until Inauguration Day.

Cohen has worked for Trump since the mid-2000s and was active in the campaign. The transition, a nonprofit structurally separate from the Trump campaign, continues to operate with a small staff.

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