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Trump appears to confirm he’s under investigation

Administration officials and the president’s advisers are anxious Trump’s tweets and public statements about the Russian Federation probe will trigger additional damaging leaks, but they said he can not stop talking about the investigation, reported Politico.In congressional testimony last week, Comey said Trump had told him he hoped the FBI could let go of the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.CNN is suing the Justice Department for copies of fired FBI Director James Comey’s personal memos on his interactions with President Donald Trump.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.Trump also denied again in the morning tweets any kind of collusion with the Russian government.Mr Trump, who is due to give a speech in Miami on Friday where he is expected to announce a shift in United States policy towards Cuba, also boasted about his deployment of social media, despite warnings by legal experts that his tweets may be used against him in the ongoing investigation.Mr Trump’s legal team quickly denounced the report on Wednesday, Reuters reported.Mr Rosenstein reportedly told Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand that she would have authority over the probe if he were to remove himself from the investigation. Earlier this week, news reports indicated that Trump was thinking about firing Mueller but was dissuaded by staff.A few days after the March 22 meeting, Mr Trump spoke separately with Mr Coats and Mr Rogers and asked them to issue public statements to the effect that there was no evidence of coordination between his campaign and Russia, AFP reported. A day later, Mr. Rosenstein appointed Mr. Mueller, who was at the helm of the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the September 11 attacks, as special counsel. He subsequently appointed Mueller as special counsel for the investigation into Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election.The White House confirmed that Mr. Mueller was among the candidates Mr. Trump interviewed to replace Mr. Comey.Co-host Mika Brzezinski said, “It’s really causing a problem for the presidency”.If proven to be true this would implicate Trump in an obstruction of justice, which is an impeachable offence.