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Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos

18 Juin 2017

"Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" the President tweeted, adding, "Crooked H destroyed phones w/ hammer, "bleached" emails, & had husband meet w/AG days before she was cleared- & they talk about obstruction?"

Comey had accused Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's investigation of a possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation in alleged efforts to influence last year's presidential election.

Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president over a report by The Washington Post that Mueller was looking into whether Trump obstructed justice.

After a close Trump associate earlier this week said Trump was "considering" firing Robert Mueller, who was appointed special counsel last month, the White House said Trump has no intention to do so though Trump has the "right" to do so.

Director James Comey testified in the US Senate over President Donald Trump after Comey a week ago.

A spokesman for him declined to comment on Wednesday. It cited five people briefed on the requests by Mueller's team who spoke on condition of anonymity. He also told the Senate Intelligence Committee in his June 8 testimony that he believed Trump had directed him to drop a related agency investigation into the president's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

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ABC News reported on Friday that Rosenstein has privately said he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe, given that he could become a potential witness in the investigation.

Rosenstein, who authored an extensive and publicly-released memorandum recommending Comey's firing, raised the possibility of his recusal during a recent meeting with Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, the Justice Department's new third-in-command, according to sources.Rosenstein is keenly aware that he could become a potential witness in the investigation.

PRESIDENT Donald Trump is now personally being investigated by the team of Special Counsel Robert Mueller for a possible criminal case of "obstruction of justice" after he fired FBI Director James Comey, according to reports by the Washington Post. Now, however, his obsessive attacks take on legal meaning - perhaps instances of obstruction of justice in and of themselves, or, at the very least, powerful evidence that Trump would have tried just about anything to throw the Federal Bureau of Investigation off the trail.

USA intelligence agencies concluded in a report issued in January that Russian Federation interfered in the presidential race to try to help Trump win, in part by hacking and releasing emails damaging to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. He is reportedly interviewing three top intelligence officials - Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and retired deputy NSA director Richard Ledgett - as part of the probe as early as this week. He said this week he had not found reason to do so - making the statement in the days after Trump's friends raised the possibility that the president himself was thinking of "terminating" Mueller. But we do know the special counsel investigating the Russian attempt to influence the election has them.

Trump's personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz, responded to this report evading responsibility and blaming leakers.

"The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", Kasowitz said via a spokesman.

Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos