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Is this the 'single greatest witch hunt of a politician'?

Irune Rengel | 19 May, 2017, 22:56

Mr Trump later tweeted: "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special councel (sic) appointed!".

Further confusing the story, however, Mr Trump cited Mr Rosenstein's memo as a deciding factor in firing Comey during a press conference on Thursday afternoon.

Donald Trump tweeted he was the victim of the "single greatest witch hunt" in usa history. Trump declared on Twitter.

The Republican leader, who has struggled to shake off suspicions that Russian Federation helped put him in the White House, has been accused of seeking to block the investigation by firing FBI chief James Comey. The White House cited a letter from Rosenstein to the president advocating for Comey's dismissal over his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.

Details may come out in court in the event of an indictment, but that may be less likely if the probe closes without criminal charges. That would surely include Trump's firing last week of FBI Director James Comey.

As special counsel, Mueller will direct an FBI counterintelligence investigation examining whether Russian Federation coordinated with Trump campaign associates to influence the election in his behalf.

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President Donald Trump later acknowledged that he had already thought about dismissing Comey and had been perturbed by "this Russian Federation thing", fueling criticism that Rosenstein's memo merely served as a pretext so the president could fire Comey amid an aggressive investigation into his campaign.

The US justice department appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller to lead the investigation.

Mr Mueller, a decorated former Marine, already has considerable experience running complex investigations.

He'll get his chance now. In this Q&A, Professor David Sklansky discusses the role of the special counsel, Mueller's qualifications, how the various investigations might converge, and more.

The appointment seemed meant to quell mounting questions about the Justice Department's ability to independently oversee the investigation.

Trump fired Comey on May 9. Republicans on Capitol Hill hoped the same, reasoning that the appointment of a special counsel could free them to work on a major tax overhaul and other matters without constant distractions.

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How will Mueller's work-or an independent investigation-relate to the investigations now underway in the House and the Senate?

Mueller, one of the longest-serving Federal Bureau of Investigation directors who served with distinction and without scandal, manages to fit into that category, Hurl said. "He was very harsh, very regimented - strong, demanding, wanted details". Former colleagues have said he would make an excellent drill instructor. FBI investigations and Bob Mueller are not used to doing quick investigations.

But for all his intensity, Mueller also bred an intense loyalty and depended on his subordinates. Friends and former colleagues say it's been tough to see him in such a hard spot, especially when they consider him upright, impartial and an unlikely political pawn.

Despite initially opposing the appointment of an independent counsel, House Speaker Paul Ryan said the development "helps assure people and the justice department that they're going to go do their jobs independently and thoroughly, which is what we've called for all along". The White House denied that account. That appointment was made by Comey, then the deputy attorney general.

The program required DOJ sign off to be authorized, and as the March 11, 2004 deadline approached, Attorney General John Ashcroft was taken ill and rushed to the hospital.

Mr Rosenstein's memo was initially cited by the White House as the primary reason Mr Comey was sacked. In a dramatic bed-side confrontation, Ashcroft backed Comey. Right now, everything from the White House needs to remain airtight. Mueller and Comey quickly established a unified front and threatened to resign - together with a slew of DOJ officials.

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Lovato, who recently celebrated a five-year sobriety milestone shared a countdown in March on Instagram stating: "So grateful". I think it helps to know that recovery is possible and it's something that is so important to certain people like myself".

Before Bush traveled, his White House chief of staff would carve out extensive time for senior directors on the National Security Council and other experts to tutor the president.

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