Trump’s legal team has responded after Trump’s recent tweet regarding the firing of former FBI Director James Comey sparked debate as to whether special counsel Robert Mueller was investigating the President for obstructing justice.
According to his team, Trump was referencing outside speculation.
The Post report angered Trump, who has continuously stated along with counsel Marc Kasowitz that he did not urge former FBI Director James Comey to abandon the Flynn probe.
I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2017
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein did say he possessed “skepticism” about the anonymous sources.
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