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Trump lawyer says Trump not under investigation, despite Trump’s tweet

In a heated interview on “Fox News Sunday”, Trump attorney Jay Sekulow insisted – as he did on the other Sunday political talk shows – that the president was not under criminal investigation, despite reporting from The Washington Post and the president’s own tweet that suggested he was a target of the investigation.The source said investigators have sought information from Richard Ledgett, who recently retired as deputy NSA director and, the source said, had written a memo documenting an attempt from Trump urging Rogers to tamp down on the FBI’s Russian Federation investigation.The president wrote on Twitter: “I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!”A Republican congressman on Sunday said President Trump should stop tweeting and allow special counsel Robert Mueller conduct the Russian Federation investigation.”He’s not afraid of the investigation – there is no investigation”, Sekulow said.”There has been no notification from the special counsel’s office that the president is under investigation”, Sekulow said.”Witch hunt” is how Trump characterizes the probe into Russia’s election interference and possible ties to his campaign associates. “If in fact it’s correct that the president is being investigated, he’s being investigated for taking an action that an agency told him to take. Witch Hunt”, Trump tweeted, referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who in early May had written a memo for Trump recommending that former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey be fired.”That response on social media was in response to the Washington Post piece”, Sekulow told CNN’s Tapper.”Let me be crystal clear so you completely understand”.”With all due respect, the President said “I am being investigated” in a tweet, and people take his word on that”. Marco Rubio said Sunday that he does not expect Trump to seek to fire them. Schiff cited the fact that the president at one meeting “cleared the room” of advisers and asked to speak to Comey alone.Trump’s tweet, however, explicitly says he is under investigation and calls that investigation a “witch hunt”.In a two-part tweet posted before 7 a.m. Sunday, Trump wrote: “The MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN agenda is doing very well despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt”.And Senate intelligence committee member Sen.