Trump did not make it clear whom his tweet was referring to. He’s increasingly focused his anger at both Rosenstein and Mueller, according to advisers and confidants, viewing the two as part of a biased effort to undermine his presidency.
Trump did not respond to shouted questions from the media as he was leaving the White House lawns to board Marine One for the Joint Andres Air Force Base for his day-long trip to Florida.
Rubio’s comments come after Trump on twitter last week slammed the Russian Federation investigation, calling it a “witch hunt“. “That’s undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president’s oath of office”.
Because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the probe, it was Rosenstein who appointed Mueller to the job.
Was the Rosenstein memo the reason Comey was sacked?
Amid stirrings earlier this week that Trump was possibly considering the idea of firing Mueller, it was Rosenstein who testified before a congressional hearing that such an act could not be taken without specific cause.
Trump actually confirmed the reports that he personally is the target of a criminal obstruction of justice probe through extensive tweets yesterday and today.
On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence hired an outside lawyer to advise him and represent his legal interests.
The source spoke on condition of anonymity.
USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Moscow interfered in last year’s presidential campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump’s favour.
The preservation order covers any information involving Russian Federation or Ukraine, and records on former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, former foreign policy adviser Carter Page, business partner Rick Gates, informal adviser and friend Roger Stone, and Flynn, according to a memo obtained by the Times.
U.S. media had reported that Trump is personally being probed.
Meanwhile, Mueller has sought interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren’t involved in Trump’s campaign.
Mr Trump was not under investigation before Mr Comey’s firing, but reportedly is now facing scrutiny for obstruction of justice over the circumstances surrounding the ex-FBI chief’s sacking, according to U.S. media.
The special counsel reportedly launched its investigation of Trump just days after Trump fired former FBI director James Comey on May 9.
“Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?” he asked. “Nice”, Trump wrote on Twitter, later repeating his accusation that the probe was a “witch hunt“.