President Donald Trump, on Friday morning, appears to confirm that he is indeed the focus of an investigation by the special counsel or by Assistant Attorney General Ron Rosenstein. In the Friday morning tweet the President stated, “I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt.” The wording of the tweet appears to identify Rosenstein who wrote the brief that outlined reasons why former FBI Director James Comey could be fired yet the investigation into possible obstruction would be done through the Special Counsel’s chair, Robert Mueller.

On May 9th, according to the President, he asked Ron Rosenstein, to draw up a memo illustrating why there was a need to replace the FBI Director. Yet, in an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt, President Trump that the real reason for the dismissal was the Russia investigation. The president stated that he had been planning to fire Comey even before he received Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s written recommendation. Trump remarked that “this Russia thing with Trump and Russia is a made-up story,” which could lead the observer to the conclusion that Trump interfered the investigation by firing the person in charge.

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