Trump Opens Fire On Mueller, Comey As New Revelations Expected Today

Sergio Conner
December 7, 2018

President Donald Trump fired Comey in May 2017, a move that led the Justice Department to appoint Robert Mueller special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential collusion between Trump's campaign associates and Russian officials.

It a series of tweets early Friday, the president blasted Comey and the Mueller probe into Russia's hacking of the 2016 USA national election.

House Republicans are set to interview former FBI Director James Comey behind closed doors Friday, the last time before they cede power to Democrats in January. They said his financial crimes were unsophisticated, noting no overseas accounts were used. "It's called Presidential Harassment!" he said. But he says it won't be complete until Mueller issues his report.

Yesterday Trump posted a tweet bragging about his latest approval rating a recent Rasmussen poll, which claims he has a 50% approval rating.

Manafort has said he believes he provided "truthful information".

A federal judge in NY has ordered that prosecutors for the Southern District of NY and the Special Counsel's Office have until 5 p.m. Friday to deliver sentencing memos created to detail former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's cooperation in their ongoing investigations.

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Cohen pleaded guilty to financial crimes in a NY court in August, and last week to lying to Congress in a Mueller case.

Democrats complain Republicans are simply trying to fuel a conspiracy theory to protect Trump from the ongoing Russian Federation probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller.

Cohen and Manafort are among five former Trump associates who prosecutors have accused of lying either to federal investigators or to Congress.

Trump's comments come as Mueller is facing court deadlines to detail the cooperation of Trump's longtime legal fixer Michael Cohen.

The court filings will close out a busy week for Mueller as the president has heightened his attacks on the investigation.

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