Sessions denies any collusion with Russian Federation during Trump campaign

Painter, meanwhile, explained to The News Friday that Trump's latest tweet also signals he is trying to lay the groundwork for a case to have Rosenstein recuse himself - which would further complicate, or delay the progress of, any potential case against him.

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.

An hour later Trump tweeted that it was a witch hunt.

Trump's tweet comes less than a day after a odd statement from a senior official in his administration.

"Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations", Rosenstein said. "The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations".

London police say several injured after vehicle rams pedestrians in Finsbury Park
The Muslim Council tweeted that worshippers were struck by a van as they were leaving prayers near the Finsbury Park mosque . It is unclear whether this was the same person in custody or another person in the van who may have fled the scene.

The president's tweets followed a report in the Washington Post Wednesday that said the special counsel overseeing the probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. election is now also looking at whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice.

The furious early morning barrage of tweets - his second in as many days - came as the special counsel investigating Russia's influence over his election pieced together a high-caliber legal team and readied to begin interviews.

He also declined to say if President Trump opposed Mr. Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe in March, and whether Justice Department officials discussed possible presidential pardons of individuals being looked at in the probe.

Mr. Sessions' testimony did not provide any new information on Trump campaign ties with Russian Federation or on Mr. Comey's dismissal, but his refusal to discuss conversations with President Trump raised new questions about whether the White House has something to hide. Trump initially used that memo along with a recommendation from Sessions to justify firing Comey. But soon after the abrupt termination, Trump told NBC News that he had been going to fire Comey regardless of any recommendations.

A heightened sense of unease has gripped the White House after US President Donald Trump lashed out at reports that he is under scrutiny over whether he had obstructed justice.

Golden State Warriors Deny Reports of Team Boycotting White House Visit
But even though the Warriors are yet to make a decision, it seems many of their players have. I probably won't", West said. "And then if y'all write something, we'll say "Fake News".

His comments follow revelations that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether Trump obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey.

"The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", said Mark Corallo, the spokesman, according to the Post.

In light of Trump's concern about leaks, it's possible that Rosenstein's Thursday night statement was aiming to appease a president who has himself often criticized the news media for citing unnamed sources.

The Justice Department did not immediately respond to CNBC's request for comment.

"We may have our differences, but we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because above all they love our country", Trump said at the White House.

London Police: Several Casualties After Vehicle Collides With Pedestrians
The incident happened about two weeks after a auto and stabbing attack on London that left seven people dead and 48-other injured. In 2015, the mosque's former imam, Mostafa Kamel Mostafa, was sentenced to life in prison in U.S.

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