Trump slammed the "made up" and "phony" story about the Trump campaign's collusion with the Russians. Trump confirmed in a tweet Friday he was under investigation and appeared to take aim at Rosenstein, calling the investigation a "witch hunt".
"We may have our differences, but we do well, in times like these, to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because, above all, they love our country", Trump said.
"Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace questioned why President Donald Trump continues to tweet about the Russian Federation investigation, contrary to what most lawyers would advise.
Trump's legal team quickly denounced the report on Wednesday.
Cohen has worked for Trump since the mid-2000s and was active in the campaign.
Trump's digital volley appeared to be trained at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who recommended the firing last month of James Comey - an nearly unprecedented move that could yet imperil Trump's presidency. A spokeswoman said Trump did not intend to. Coats and Rogers have testified that they were not pressured by the Trump administration. The ex-FBI boss testified in a senate hearing last week that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation".
The transition official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss post-election decisions publicly. The economy has added around 600,000 jobs since Trump's inauguration.
Special counsel Mueller - a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - was also bringing in legal firepower to investigate whether there was collusion between Trump's team and Russian Federation to fix the 2016 election or an attempted cover-up.
One memo recounts a February request from Trump, during a private meeting in the Oval Office, that Comey end an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
It wasn't clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.
Trump's apparent allegation-exhaustion also comes just two days after a gunman who was obsessed with posting anti-Trump rhetoric opened fire on GOP legislators at a baseball practice, critically wounding Rep. Steve Scalise and four others.
Earlier this week, a friend of Trump said the president was considering it. "The president issued that tweet, that social media statement, based on a fake report, a report with no documented sources, from The Washington Post".
In another indication of the seriousness of the probe, Michael Cohen, a personal attorney to Trump, said he has retained attorney Stephen Ryan, a former assistant US attorney, to represent him in the ongoing probes.
The Labor Department this month that the jobless rate fell to 4.3 percent the lowest level since 2001, from 4.4 percent. "I don't believe that's going to happen", Rubio told CNN's "State of the Union".
"If I had nothing to hide and someone wanted to investigate, I would say, 'Go ahead, do your thing, I don't care, because you won't find anything, '" said Younger, a Democrat who imports jewelry supplies.
There was no stopping Porsche as Bernhard clocked up a third win, while Bamber secured his second and it was a first for Hartley . There had been four other high-profile failures going back to 1994 at that point but this year's was particularly harsh.
A day earlier, the Senate voted to adopt an amendment to the bill that would expand sanctions against Russia, CBS News reported . The bill includes a mechanism requiring congressional review of any decision to ease the Russian Federation sanctions.
Terror group ISIS claimed responsibility of the attack, reaffirming that the attack was premeditated and not improvised. However there have been a string of recent attacks near the Old City in east Jerusalem .
In a pop star gut punch heard 'round the world, Taylor Swift did her best to overshadow Katy Perry's release of Witness tonight. Only Apple Music was allowed to stream the music when it chose to pay royalties to artists during a free three-month trial.
But, after the news came out, there was speculation that Trump could be planning to fire Mueller from his post as special counsel. The Trump administration has been embroiled in an investigation into alleged Russian interference into the 2016 USA election.
The bullfighter caught his feet in his cloak while attempting a turn created to distract the specially-bred fighting animal. Around 1,000 bulls a year are killed in this way in France every year. 'We just do not know how it could have happened'.
From there, the "cap" will increase by $6 billion every three months over the course of a year until it hits $30 billion a month. The dollar.DXY was largely flat against a basket of currencies after reversing earlier losses, while the price of gold fell.
Sills said investigators were trying to determine how the killers got out of the inmate cage and into the driver's compartment. Audio released from the pursuit to capture Rowe and Dubose show police and deputies responding with calm and clear reactions.
Norway is in the single market, in return for accepting free immigration from the EU, EU courts and budget payments. Foster said the talks would not cover social issues. "I can't negotiate with myself", he told The Financial Times.
Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Death toll expected to rise, with firefighters battling at least 60 forest fires that started in Pedrogao Grande area. A local resident Isabel Brandao told The Associated Press: "Yesterday we saw the fire but thought it was very far.
DA suspends ex-leader Zille after colonialism tweet
He added that Zille had referred to the wrong chapter of the party constitution, which dealt with suspension of membership. Reasons stated by Maimane for the party's federal executive to suspend Zille was not the full story, she said.
Hot and humid in Houston thru at least Tuesday
That front will stall to our east and start to wash out along the coast by Tuesday , so a shower or storm will still be possible. The big weather story is the major cool down for today after a week straight of highs in the 90s, today we'll be in the low 80s.
Taliban infiltrate Afghan army to target foreign troops
Nevertheless, these attacks fueled a strong sense of mistrust between the coalition soldiers and the Afghan military. Green-on-blue attacks have been a major problem during NATO's long years fighting alongside Afghan forces.
Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners
In a video released in March, jihadists said those two were joining together along with two Mali-based terror groups. Al-Qaeda's North African affiliate Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) had claimed responsibility for the attack.
Asian shares fall after Fed rate hike, tracking Wall St lead
The Fed's benchmark short-term rate , which influences consumer and business lending, will now rise to between 1% and 1.25%. But she attributed the recent trend to one-off factors, including lower prescription drug prices and cellphone services.
Juneteenth celebrated all over Houston area
Juneteenth marks the day General Gordon Granger gave the news of freedom to slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865 in Galveston. When the slaves were freed, in 1865, they held rodeos, went fishing, had barbecues, payed baseball.
US Open leaderboard 2017
The soft, forgiving conditions created opportunity for major movement up the leaderboard for those players willing to take it. Open and the top six golfers are separated by three strokes. "That means I'm a part of history", Thomas told reporters.