Trump, via angry tweets, confirms he's under investigation

Trump, via angry tweets, confirms he's under investigation

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday confirmed he is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for firing ousted Director James Comey.

Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey in May after Rosenstein authored a memo advising him to do so.

The president also called out the "Fake News Media" and boasted of his "very powerful "social media numbers, in his Friday morning tweets".

Citing Rosenstein's private remarks, ABC News reported that he may have to recuse himself from the investigation, potentially following in the footsteps of Attorney General Jeff Sessions who did so in early March in a move that continues to vex the American president.

President Donald Trump made a surprising comment about the possible investigation into obstruction of justice for firing former FBI Director James Comey.

It was confirmed by the White House that Mueller was among the candidates who Trump interviewed to replace Comey.

"Sad!" Mr. Trump said on Twitter. Mueller has scheduled meetings with top intelligence officials to determine whether the President tried to pressure them to shut down the Russian Federation investigation.

This morning, Trump said via his favorite means of communication that he is being investigated by the man who told him to fire the FBI Director.

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Comey said he typed notes describing the conversations because he was anxious Trump "might lie" later about them.

Trump also seemed to confirm reports in the Washington Post and other publications that Mueller's investigation has expanded to include allegations that he attempted to obstruct the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the election and his campaign associates' possible collusion with Russians.

President Donald Trump continued a campaign on Twitter on Friday against the investigations into possible links between his campaign and Russian Federation. "I can go around them", the tweet read.

It was unclear whether the president was referring to Special Counsel Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Trump's tweet comes on the heels of a vague statement on the investigation from Rosenstein, released late on Thursday, and the spate of exclusive stories about the latest developments.

"What I did is I was going to fire Comey".

Trump, who hired his own lawyer last month regarding the probe, kept up his criticism of the investigation.

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