Is Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?

One is that Trump was indeed citing the Post report without crediting it as true - but for whatever reason, didn't clarify that during or right after the tweet.

AP photo Marc Kasowitz, personal attorney of President Donald Trump, makes a statement June 8 at the National Press Club after the congressional testimony of former FBI Director James Comey in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump, whose combative instincts are to lash out and not retreat, has given his legal team a clear direction: fight, fight, fight.

The interviews suggest that Mueller sees the question of attempted obstruction of justice as more than just a "he said, he said" dispute between the president and the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director, an official said.

"There's a limitation on Twitter, as we all know", Sekulow told CNN, adding that Trump's "response was as it related to the Washington Post report".

Sekulow, chief counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice, said the president was only referring to a news report.

Carson's stance on the issue: giving Mueller "a chance", indicates a surprising break from the position being held by Trump and his administration.

But Trump denies any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. repeatedly calling the probe a 'witch hunt'.

An assessment of evidence and circumstances will be completed before a final decision is made to launch an investigation of the president of the United States regarding potential obstruction of justice. That is why investigators want to know more about a meeting between Trumps son-in-law Jared Kushner and executives of Vnesheconombank, a Russian state-owned development bank now under US sanctions.

Jordan Libowitz, spokesman for the government accountability and transparency advocacy group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) told us the memos have likely come under the purview of an ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 electionby Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Some of Sekulow's exchanges with Wallace were tense and confusing, leading Wallace to say, "Oh boy, this is weird". "And I want to be very clear about this - the president is not and has not been under investigation". There's hype galore online this morning that this report contradicts WaPo's bombshell last week (confirmed yesterday by USA Today) that Mueller is investigating Trump.

A day later posted the following tweet.

But Trump's attorneys, with their own unconventional backgrounds, face a challenging task — especially against seasoned lawyers working with former FBI Director Robert Mueller. "Mueller's going to do his job".

The White House has been given until Friday by the House Intelligence Committee to provide an answer as to whether the recordings actually exist.

Of course, that's what the president said last week. "They're essentially engaging in a scorched-earth litigation strategy that is beginning with trying to discredit the prosecutor".

In any event, Mr. Session's eventual testimony did not so much shed any light on his relations with the Russians as it did on the sharp divide between the partially recused attorney general and Mr. Comey, in adherence to longstanding principles and policies of the Department of Justice, to which both men pledged their firm allegiance. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Friday in a statement.

The lawyer also suggested Twitter's character limit may be partly to blame.

According to the White House, Mueller interviewed with Trump to replace Comey after Trump fired him.

Meanwhile, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, may be getting new legal representation as the investigation heats up.

"That signifies this president knew all too well that it was inappropriate", Schiff said. King said the "collusion, the cooperation aspect of the investigation is not over". "There's a lot of information yet to go".

Vanessa Coleman

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