Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russia probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe in March, citing his own ties to President Trump's campaign.

Given that every morning brings with it some new Trump scandal, one could be excused for not realizing that Trump has yet to be actively investigated.

President Donald Trump has created jobs as he promised during his campaign, but it's been through the "attorney full employment act", mocked Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., The Hill reported Friday.

President Donald Trump's transition team has been ordered to preserve materials related to ongoing investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, the New York Times reported on Friday, as Trump again assailed the probes.

Wallace said Trump previously admitted in an NBC News interview that he fired FBI Director James Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation, not because of the recommendation of Rosenstein. A day later, Rosenstein appointed Mueller, who was at the helm of the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the September 11 attacks, as special counsel.

Mr Trump kept up his criticism of the investigations, writing on Twitter, "After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof".

Some Republicans have called for Mueller's firing, citing alleged conflicts of interest.


As part of his probe into possible obstruction, Mueller has requested interviews with senior intelligence officials about their conversations with Trump, a former senior intelligence official with knowledge of the discussions confirmed to NBC News.

Mr Trump is an avid user of Twitter, with more than 32 million followers on his personal account and over 18 million on the official presidential account.

The president made a tweet about his defeated Democratic opponent complaining that the probe is unfair.

The White House denies any collusion.

I can see why his Vice President Mike Pence has chose to lawyer up.

He had likened the appointment of the special counsel with the "single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history".

The president did not directly address allegations that he is being probed for possibly obstructing justice - a potentially impeachable offense.

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