Donald Trump tweets anger over Russia probe 'witch-hunt'

The White House confirmed on Thursday that Mueller was interviewed - presumably about again running the Federal Bureau of Investigation - the day before he was named as special counsel to investigate Russian meddling in last year's presidential election.

Both Comey and Mueller know each other for 15 years and the former FBI director gave the memos to the latter because he knew Mueller would launch a probe into whether Trump obstructed justice by urging Comey to end investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's connections to Russian Federation.

Officials who worked for President Donald Trump's transition team have been directed to preserve all records that might be relevant to the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign, according to a copy of the memo obtained by CNN.

On Friday, the president issued a tweet that seemed to confirm the Washington Post report.

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Special Counsel Mueller likely "will be archiving these various Twitter rants as supplemental evidence" for the obstruction investigation, Moss, who also is deputy executive director of the James Madison Project, told VOA.

Sekulow said it was a response to an article in the Washington Post alleging Trump was under investigation for obstruction of justice.

Donald Trump has reportedly been yelling at TV sets in the White House as he becomes "increasingly angry" about an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the USA presidential election.

"No, Chris, I deal with fact and law", Sekulow said. "The president issued that tweet, that social media statement, based on a fake report, a report with no documented sources, from the Washington Post". But a department official said no one asked for the statement and Rosenstein acted on his own. "Witch Hunt", Trump tweeted on Friday morning. "His lawyer wants to take down Bob Mueller", Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., told ABC News' This Week Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz in an exclusive interview Sunday.

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But Sekulow claimed the president wasn't referring to an actual investigation in the message, but instead a news report about one. Schiff also said Sunday that he believes there is some evidence of collusion between the Trump team and the Kremlin.

"The president has strong feelings about it and (what) I would communicate to the White House and to the world through this broadcast is, let this thing work its way through, let it be thorough and complete so no one will have any doubt", Rubio added.

[Former FBI Director James] Comey has said three times I didn't do anything with the Russians. That falls to Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who was asked this by Republican senator from Maine Susan Collins at a hearing on Tuesday. He then stated again that Trump was not being investigated.

Many took the message as a confirmation that Trump is under investigation, but Sekulow explained his client was talking about a different matter. Kushner's lawyers say he will cooperate with investigators.

Mr. Rosenstein later appointed Robert Mueller to lead the investigation into ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, which the president has repeatedly labeled a "witch hunt".

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Sekulow appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press", CNN's "State of the Union", CBS's "Face the Nation" and "Fox News Sunday" on Fox.

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