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Though Trump immediately deleted that tweet, he followed it up with a second tweet criticizing the Democratic party, rallying his followers to vote for congressional hopeful Karen Handel in the special election for Georgia’s 6th congressional district.
“Sekulow is saying Trump is not under investigation, is under investigation, and he has no idea if he’s under investigation”.
“I’ll tell you about it over a very short period of time”, Trump said.
Donald Trump’s legal team is doing only marginally better than that first wave of SWAT guys who stormed Nakatomi Plaza, and it just keeps getting worse. “Every client should get legal advice when so much is on the line”.
Jordan Libowitz, spokesman for the government accountability and transparency advocacy group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) told us the memos have likely come under the purview of an ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 electionby Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
And not unlike others who advise Trump on personal matters, Sekulow regularly appears on Fox News, as well as hosts a syndicated daily radio talk show. Not for seeking to obstruct the Russian Federation probe, mind you (he didn’t), but in connection with Trump’s expressed hope that Comey could “let go” of a tertiary investigation into Michael Flynn. When not even the White House can get its story straight, what are we to believe? “The tweet from the president was in response to the five anonymous sources purportedly leaking info to the Washington Post“, he said. According to Sekulow, the president’s tweet should not be taken as confirmation he’s under investigation.
The difference is that Watergate was about a second-rate burglary; Kremlingate’s about a foreign adversary trying to steal a presidential election. (In fact, I had a positive experience dealing with Mike Flynn when he was a colleague as Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency at the beginning of my term at Federal Bureau of Investigation.) I did not say I would “let this go”. The views expressed in this article are those of just the author.