"I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!"
The Trump tweet indicated that he is under investigation and as a result, he is lashing out at the investigator, although he did not mention any particular investigator by name.
Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favor, in possible collusion with Trump's campaign team.
Citing unnamed sources, The Washington Post this week reported that special counsel Robert Mueller has widened his current investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S presidential election to include the possibility that Trump attempted to obstruct justice by firing Comey.
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In a perplexing series of Friday-morning tweets, President Donald Trump appeared to confirm that he is under investigation by the FBI and levelled a scathing attack against the officials leading the inquiry.
United States President, Donald Trump, has acknowledged he is under investigation in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in past year presidential election held in his country.
Trump's decision to go after Rosenstein sparked widespread speculation in Washington that he may dismiss the deputy attorney general in yet another attempt to get past the Russian Federation investigation, although the likely effect of such a step would be to ignite a new political firestorm and claims that the President is abusing his power and mounting a coverup.
Comey described the meetings and his note-taking in detail last week while testifying before the Senate intelligence committee.
While the Trump administration initially said that letter was the reason the president fired Comey on May 9, Trump later said he did so because of the "Russia thing".
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The official confirmed the three small boats, bearing red and white flags, entered the Saudi territorial waters in the Gulf. Iran said it was investigating the Saturday shooting, after two fishing boats may have strayed into Saudi waters.
President Donald Trump, with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, waves as they head to Marine One. Comey said he believes Trump ultimately fired him "because of the Russian Federation investigation".
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. A day later, Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel.
Yet, the president's tweet contradicts his own comments about how and when he chose to fire Comey.
The order by the general counsel for the transition team casts a wide net on documents that could shed light on ties between Trump's presidential campaign and representatives of Russia's government.
Many speculated that this statement was in response to an anonymously-sourced Washington Post report claiming that Mueller was investigating the business dealings of Jared Kushner, a White House senior adviser and Trump's son-in-law. The newspaper noted Mr Mueller had requested interviews with CIA director Dan Coats, National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers and Richard Ledgett, the former NSA deputy director.
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The Twitter attacks came as Vice-President Mike Pence hired a personal lawyer to represent him in the intensifying investigation. Starr's report on Clinton's conduct, which detailed his affairs with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, led to the president being impeached in the House of Representatives.