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Verify: Understanding the Russian Federation investigation

Verify: Understanding the Russian Federation investigation

He did not mention any names but his message comes a day after he took to Twitter to slam a media report indicating that special counsel Robert Mueller was investigating Trump himself for obstruction of justice related to the Russian Federation probe.

Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she was "increasingly concerned" that Mr Trump will sack both Mr Mueller and Mr Rosenstein.

Trump on Thursday blasted news reports that he was under criminal investigation as a "witch hunt" against him led by some "very bad" people.

"That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president's oath of office".

Kushner's attorney said such a review would be "standard practice".

Yet his angry tweets on Friday underscored the near-impossible challenge his advisers and legal team have in trying to get him to avoid interfering in an active probe. "Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations". Trump had viewed Sessions' recusal as unnecessary, even though Justice Department regulations made it nearly impossible to avoid. Mr. Trump's lawyer has accused the Federal Bureau of Investigation of leaking material.

According to the Post, Trump has three ways of ousting Mueller.

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Mr Robert Mueller, the special counsel named by the department to investigate the Russian Federation matter, is now examining whether Mr Trump or others sought to obstruct the probe, a person familiar with the inquiry said on Thursday. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who said she's anxious that the President will try to fire both Mueller and Rosenstein.

That authority clearly lies with the attorney general-or in this case, because the attorney general has recused himself, with the deputy attorney general.

Confidants and advisers close to Mr Trump said his fury was mounting at the probe and he had been yelling at TV sets about its press coverage. An official of Trump's transition confirmed the laywer's internal order sent Thursday.

Donald Trump is reportedly losing his mind over the claims of Russian Federation meddling with the presidential elections. Schiff said he wants the White House to acknowledge the tapes or make clear there are no tapes and "it was an idle threat".

He also claimed that the person investigating him advised him to fire Comey, though it's unclear whom he was referring to.

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 18, 2017...massive regulation cuts, 36 new legislative bills signed, great new S.C.Justice, and Infrastructure, Healthcare and Tax Cuts in works!

The White House has said that Kushner's subsequent meeting with Sergey Gorkov, CEO of Russia's state-owned Vnesheconombank, was unrelated to business matters.


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