Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

It wasn't clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation. One memo recounts a February request from Trump that Comey end an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Grassley's office said the letter is in response to a recent letter from Feinstein requesting that the committee seek details from senior Federal Bureau of Investigation leadership about Comey's interactions with President Donald Trump before he was sacked.

On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that the investigation has reached a turning point and will no longer just focus on possible collusion between Trump campaign aides and the Kremlin, but it will also investigate any possible financial crimes among Trump associates, officials said.

A close Trump associate said this week the president was considering firing Mueller, although the White House later denied it. He has already been subpoenaed by the House intelligence committee. His investigation then grew to include looking at whether President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey because he was unwilling to back off the Russian Federation investigation.

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.

In his latest tweet, the president seemed to confirm he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice.

The Senate Intelligence Committee is holding a public hearing next week to gather more information on Russia's interference in last year's elections.

The transition official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss post-election decisions publicly. "Nice", Trump wrote in his first tweet.

Vice President Mike Pence has also hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe.

If White House sends invite, Curry won't go
So don't tell me winning wasn't easy. "I know he wants to be here, and we want him here". "I answered I wouldn't go. Golden State has a cumulative 207-39 record in the last three regular seasons.

Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, the vice chairman, told CNN: "The criminal piece of the investigation will be handled by the special counsel, but if we find facts we can turn this over to the special counsel" and "report them" to Mueller's office.

President Trump issued an eyebrow-raising tweet Friday morning.

US President Donald Trump, who claimed that the probe into his alleged obstruction of justice was "fake news", turns to Twitter to deflect charges and attack former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, her husband and the Democratic party. "I can go around them".

Not only is the president allegedly under new investigation, but based on reports, he may have brought this on himself.

President Donald Trump says it's "sad" that seven months of investigations and hearings into possible links between his campaign and Russian Federation have been fruitless.

Mueller was originally appointed special council to determine the extent of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Trump has called The Washington Post report a "phony story" and a "WITCH HUNT".

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