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Trump fires back on Mueller’s Russia investigation

Jun 15, 2017

President Trump Delivers Statement On Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting

As the nation’s capital is still dealing with yesterday’s shootings at a GOP baseball practice in suburban D.C., President Trump is lashing out at the investigation headed by special counsel Robert Mueller.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

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As the nation’s capital is still dealing with yesterday’s shootings at a GOP baseball practice in suburban D.C., President Trump is lashing out at the investigation headed by special counsel Robert Mueller.

The President tweeted early this morning, “They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story. Nice”. He followed up an hour later with the tweet, “You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history – led by some very bad and conflicted people!”

That’s an apparent reference to CNN’s reporting that three top lawyers hired by Mueller for his investigation were donors to Hillary Clinton’s and other Democrats’ campaigns.

Guests:

Darren Samuelsohn, senior White House reporter for POLITICO; he tweets @dsamuelsohn

Steve Vladeck, professor of law at the University of Texas

John Eastman, professor of law and director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence at Chapman University

This content is from Southern California Public Radio. View the original story at SCPR.org.

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