President Donald Trump´s personal lawyer said on Sunday that Trump is not under investigation in the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential race, a statement that appeared to contradict a comment Trump himself made on Twitter last week.
One of Donald Trump s lawyers insisted Sunday that the president was not under criminal investigation as part of the sweeping probe into Russian Federation s alleged meddling in American elections, despite the U.S. leader s tweets angrily calling the whole saga a "distraction".
Whatever the reason, the Post report set off a wave of liberal celebrations over the imminent demise of the president.
In a statement, Gorelick says that after the appointment of the special counsel, she advised Kushner "to obtain the independent advice of a lawyer with appropriate experience as to whether he should continue with us". "The president is not a subject or target of investigation." he toldCNN's Jake Tapper.
"Apparently, over and over again Trump is told privately you are not under investigation but nobody will officially admit it".
Mueller's probe is in its earliest stages and the idea he had narrowed the investigation down to one person is absurd.
Comey told lawmakers earlier this month that Trump in recent months had asked for his personal loyalty, urged him to drop the investigation of the contacts the president's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, had with Russia's ambassador to Washington, and to "lift the cloud" of the Russian Federation investigation, none of which he acceded to.
Sekulow says the president has a social media platform that can reach 107 million people and "I don't tell him what to write or not write".
Trump returned to the White House on Sunday after spending Father s Day weekend at the Camp David presidential retreat.
Senator Amy Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat, said on "Fox News Sunday" that it would be a "disaster" for Trump to fire Mueller or Rosenstein, or to nudge the latter to recuse himself in an effort to slow down the investigation.
Mueller, the special counsel named by the Justice Department to probe the Russia matter, is investigating whether anyone associated with Trump or his campaign had any illegal dealings with Russian officials or others with ties to the Kremlin.
"The fact of the matter is the president has not been and is not under investigation", Sekulow said on CBS' "Face the Nation", one of four political shows where he appeared on Sunday.
Sekulow said Trump took action based on their recommendation, and as a result, he is being investigated.
Trump has not backed down from removing Mueller from the investigation, The New York Daily News reported.
Attorney Jay Sekulow is stressing that "the president has not been and is not under investigation". That tweet was in response to a Washington Post story that ran with five unnamed sources - without identifying the agencies they represented - saying that the special council had brought down his investigation to include the president.
That's why they asked for at least three - and, in some proposals, four - assets last June in their talks with the Celtics. Since the star wing has a minimum of two full seasons left, the Bulls could expect a rich haul in return for Butler.
The plane, also an Airbus A330, was en route from Sydney to Shanghai when passengers and crew smelled something burning. China Eastern Airlines said on its microblog that it had arranged medical services but gave no other details.
Earlier this month, Trump waived a law that requiring the U.S. to move its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Behind-the-scenes conversations have been taking place since the Trump trip, the White House official said.
Apple rose 1.7 percent in the first few minutes of trading Monday, while Google's parent company, Alphabet , gained 1.6 percent. United States markets opened modestly higher on Monday, as technology stocks rebounded after sell-offs last week.
That could help Amazon cut shipping costs and give the company opportunities to sell even more products once in the store. John Meyer, a portfolio and security analyst, said a "price war" between brick and mortar stores is already occurring.
Election 2017: the most SHOCKING result in recent history? "I'm ready for another general election ", Corbyn said. The Scottish National Party lost more than 20 seats to knock the party down to 35 seats, according to the BBC .
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Benioff was also among the cascade of CEOs that panned Trump's decision, but like the majority chose to stay on the council. While almost all of the group will be in attendance, there are a few faces that will not be seen in Washington.