Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe

The White House used a memo he wrote to justify Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, but Trump's firing of Comey may now be part of the probe.

Rosenstein oversees Mueller, but the deputy attorney general is not actually conducting the investigation.

Appearing on a series of morning news programs, attorney Jay Sekulow said that a Friday tweet from Trump was specifically directed at a story in The Washington Post about the expanding probe into Russia's election meddling.

Although he was strongly critical of some of Comey's testimony, the president said last week that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief had vindicated him when he said that while he was at the agency, Trump was not the subject of the FBI's Russian Federation probe.

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The Washington Post, citing unidentified officials, reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice.

U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian Federation interfered in the presidential race to try to help Mr Trump win, in part by hacking and releasing emails damaging to his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

Later, that position was contradicted by the President himself, in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt, when he stated that he had made up his mind to fire Comey before he had even seen the Rosenstein memo.

In another indication of the seriousness of the probe, Michael Cohen, a personal attorney to Trump, said he has retained attorney Stephen Ryan, a former assistant U.S. attorney, to represent him in the ongoing probes.

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Earlier this week, the president called the investigation the "greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history" and said it was being led by "some very bad and conflicted people".

Now, Richard W. Painter, the former White House ethics lawyer tweeted Saturday saying: "Just appeared on FOX News".

The transition official said the organization has also separately asked the General Services Administration to preserve records from the Trump transition that were transferred to its facilities after the inauguration. Or did Trump fire Comey as a way to stop the Russian Federation investigation from going forward? He has already been subpoenaed by the House of Representatives intelligence committee.

"President Trump has started the clock on the Rosenstein firing watch", said Evan Siegfried, a GOP strategist. Rosenstein, who would be responsible for actually dismissing Mueller, told United States lawmakers he would fire him only with good cause. He said on Fox Business in April that "Comey was very, very good to Hillary Clinton", and said "if he weren't she would be, right now, going to trial".

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