At a time when reports suggest that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is looking at tweets for evidence of "corrupt intent' - a necessary element of the crime of obstruction of justice - Trump serves up tweets that evidence corrupt intent".
"This is a awful situation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to stain our country any further", he tweeted. "Bob Mueller is totally conflicted, and his 17 Angry Democrats that are doing his dirty work are a disgrace to U.S.!"
In June, Trump's 2020 campaign manager, Brad Parscale, called for Sessions to be fired and "end the Mueller investigation".
The latest round of the president's tweets prompted Democrats and the media to accuse him of trying to obstruct justice. Manafort is being tried for federal criminal offences and Trump has said that the old charges on him have nothing to do with the Russian probe. Trump continues to deride Mueller's probe as a "Rigged Witch Hunt" and reportedly believes an interview with the special counsel would help bring it to an end. They have been prepared to tell Mr. Mueller's office there will be no interview, risking a court fight over a subpoena that could drag into November's midterm elections, but Mr. Trump pushed them to continue negotiating.
US President Donald Trump has ramped up his attacks on the Russian Federation investigation by demanding it end "right now".
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Bharara has asked how Trump can call Jeff Sessions to stop the Russian probe that he terms a total hoax even if Sessions has recused himself from the ongoing probe.
The difficulty in trying to use Trump's tweet to prove obstruction is that he may have posted it for several reasons, including to rally support among his political base, said Jennifer Rodgers, a former federal prosecutor in NY who now lectures at Columbia Law School. They've still come up with nothing in regards to the president.
"I have a long-standing policy not to comment on tweets", said Senator Ted Cruz, .
Trump's Mueller problems are mounting.
Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) said it was obvious to him that Trump's demand of Sessions was obstruction of justice.
In view of the tweet, "I think it would be helpful to have the debate on that bill", Collins said.
Donald Trump Jr.; Jared Kushner, ex-campaign chair Paul Manafort and the Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya and other Russians with connections to Putin.