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Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for obstruction of justice

The Washington Post also claims that right after Comey gave this document to Mueller, Mr. Mueller then opened an investigation of President Trump on whether of not he obstructed justice in firing James Comey.The president had alleged that the media is trying to portray a negative image of him, after another The Washington Post article had said Trump himself was under investigation for obstruction of justice. Trump described such stories as witch hunt. Trump later said he had planned to fire Comey regardless of what recommendation he received from Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation.United States President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified officials.However, that would indicate either that Trump doesn’t understand Rosenstein’s role in the special counsel investigation, or that Rosenstein is more directly involved in the investigation, which would go against federal regulations.The president has vehemently denied any collusion with Moscow.Meanwhile, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich slammed Mueller for reportedly launching investigation against Trump.Last week, Comey told Congress he believes he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency’s Russian Federation probe.The deputy attorney general later appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the inquiry.Mueller’s investigation also includes the question of whether Trump tried to obstruct justice.The probe Mueller “marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin”, The Washington Post reported yesterday.A person familiar with Mueller’s inquiry, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Thursday Mueller was looking into whether Trump or others attempted to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation.The Twitter attacks came as vice president Mike Pence hired a personal lawyer to represent him in the intensifying investigation. “Nice”, Mr Trump wrote in his first tweet.ABC News reported that Mr Rosenstein has told colleagues privately that he may have to step aside from the investigation.