In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

A close Trump associate said this week the president was considering firing Mueller, although the White House later denied it.

The order came the same day that Vice President Mike Pence hired an outside lawyer to represent his legal interests.

"They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story", he wrote on Twitter. Mueller is leading the Russian Federation probe after being appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the Department of Justice, which oversees the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president after a report by The Washington Post that Mueller was looking into whether Trump obstructed justice.

Asked about the possibility that an investigation has since developed and the president just does not know, Sekulow said: "I can't read people's minds, but I can tell you this, we have not been notified that there's an investigation to the president of the United States".

'Congress should intervene': Gingrich airs his, Trump's concerns about Robert Mueller
Bush years when Mueller served as Federal Bureau of Investigation chief and Comey was Attorney General John Ashcroft's deputy. But Rosenstein , too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight given his role in Trump's decision to fire Comey.

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Oh, I was going to fire regardless of recommendation.

"Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great".

The move by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to investigate Trump's conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

Trump's Twitter response followed days of intensifying criticism of Mueller from some conservatives who have charged the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and his team with political bias and have claimed his relationship to Comey and an earlier meeting with Trump amount to conflicts of interest.

President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, who despite his lack of qualifications has become one of the most powerful people in his presidency, is reported to be under investigation by the special counsel entrusted with probing the Trump-Russia scandal.

Brooks Koepka wins US Open title with record-tying 16-under performance
McIlroy and Tiger Woods (12 under at Pebble Beach in 2000) had been the only players to finish there. The 27-year-old Koepka grabbed control with three straight birdies on the back nine at Erin Hills.

"I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!"

CNN is suing the Justice Department for copies of fired FBI Director James Comey's personal memos on his interactions with President Donald Trump. "Regulations way down, jobs and enthusiasm way up!"

Comey said he typed notes describing the conversations because he was anxious Trump "might lie" later about them.

The special counsel's investigators are looking into questions of Russian interference in last year's election, and plan to speak to senior intelligence officials, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.

As evidence, Sekulow said that Trump has not been notified of any investigation.

Officer Jeronimo Yanez: 'I Had No Choice' but to Kill Philando Castile
Now on trail for second-degree manslaughter, Yanez told jurors that the shooting was justified because he had feared for his life. After three white alternates were dismissed after closing arguments, the 12-member jury included two black and ten white people.

Details from some memos were made public in news media accounts in the days after he was sacked, and Comey himself detailed his conversations with Trump at a Senate hearing last week.

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