Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

President Donald Trump listens during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington

US President Donald Trump speaks about the shootings in Alexandria, Virginia, from the White House in Washington, US, June 14, 2017.

Donald Trump's behavior has become increasingly erratic - even for Trump.

Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president over a report by The Washington Post that Mueller was looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. "Witch Hunt", Trump wrote on Twitter, referring to his May 9 dismissal of James Comey. Many signs point to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed the special counsel.

He reiterated tweets from Thursday morning about the investigation.

Rosenstein also appointed Robert Mueller to investigate ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said she is concerned that Trump might try to fire both Rosenstein and Mueller.

Feinstein added, "That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president's oath of office".

Trump has repeatedly complained about the probe, saying Democrats can not accept his election win.

A person who has spoken to Trump within the last 24 hours told CNN "the man" in the tweet is Rosenstein, who wrote a memo recommending Comey's firing and approved the appointment of a special counsel to look into Russian election meddling.

It wasn't clear whether President Trump was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Mr. Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

'Americans should be be skeptical about anonymous allegations, ' Rosenstein continued.

A Justice Department spokesman declined to comment on the tweet.

But a department official said no-one asked for the statement and Mr Rosenstein acted on his own. Rosenstein, who would be responsible for actually dismissing Mueller, told United States lawmakers he would fire him only with good cause.

Until now, the White House has been essentially silent on whether Trump was actually a target of a federal investigation.

The president has long vehemently denied any collusion with Moscow.

Rosenstein, in office for less than two months, is the top Justice official overseeing the probe because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself.

People were amazed Trump would make such public statements about the ongoing investigation, particularly if he was calling out Rosenstein.

Not only did he possibly confirm that he's being investigated, but he shit on his deputy attorney general and sullied his already soiled Twitter name in 140 characters.

The report comes one day after a memo surfaced which reportedly requires members of the Trump transition team to preserve all documents and materials related to the probe, the New York Times reported. An official of Trump's transition confirmed the lawyer's internal order, which was sent Thursday.

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