Published: Wed, June 28, 2017
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

Jay Sekulow: Trump's Actions on Comey Not Obstruction of Justice

Jay Sekulow: Trump's Actions on Comey Not Obstruction of Justice

Sekulow made numerous same arguments on the Sunday news shows, though he told Fox News Sunday that he couldn't read Mueller's mind and that he couldn't say with 100 percent certainty that Trump wasn't being investigated.

A member of President Donald Trump's outside legal team is defending Trump's use of social media.

I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!

Over the weekend, Sekulow declared that Trump is not under investigation, after the president condemned the investigation as a "witch hunt" through a series of tweets.

Sekulow sidestepped Cuomo's charge, returning to his claim that the president's reasons for firing Comey could not be investigated given that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director serves at the pleasure of the president.

Reports say Mueller plans to meet with the Senate Judiciary Committee to de-conflict from their investigation. "He's saying that nobody has ever notified the president that he's under investigation", she said.

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"I don't believe it's going to happen", said Rubio on CNN's "State of the Union".

This is the whole story in a nutshell: Trump has not been notified that he's the target of an investigation. You said: "'He is being investigated'".

In the subsequent furor over Comey's dismissal - largely stoked by Trump's conflicting reasons for firing the director, which first adopted but then parted company with Rosenstein's memo - Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel.

The Washington Post reported on June 14 that Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who was appointed after Comey's termination to oversee the Russian Federation investigation, had widened his probe to examine if the President attempted to obstruct justice, or intentionally tamper with investigations surrounding himself or his associates.

Trump however has regularly capsized official positions with his own candour on social media, and a senior Republican close to the president voiced concern on Sunday that, once again, the president had caused needless problems for himself. In a statement, Gorelick says that after the appointment of the special counsel, she advised Kushner "to obtain the independent advice of a lawyer with appropriate experience as to whether he should continue with us".

"Look, you're asking me to pick up the phone on an investigation we don't even know exists", Sekulow said. Cuomo also challenged Sekulow's claim that the president was above legal reproach for obstruction of justice in his firing of Comey, noting that the question had never before been litigated.

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