Trump appears to confirm he wants US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein in prison
Donald Trump has appeared to confirm he wants Rod Rosenstein in prison after the president retweeted a meme of a number of his perceived enemies behind bars, including the deputy attorney general. Asked by the New York Post on Wednesday evening why he thought Mr Rosenstein belonged in jail, the president responded, “He should have never picked a special counsel.” He followed it up on Thursday morning with a fresh attack on Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible:
Trump calls Mueller probe a ‘danger’ to US criminal justice – a day after Manafort’s ‘plea deal violation’ revealed
reported by Independent
President Donald Trump has unleashed one of his most vicious attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, just a day after investigators accused former top Trump official Paul Manafort of violating a plea agreement by lying. In an early morning tweet storm, Mr Trump called the special counsel a “conflicted prosecutor gone rogue” who was doing “TREMENDOUS damage” to the American criminal justice system.
Mr Mueller – a registered Republican who had previously been appointed to top US intelligence posts by presidents of both – is leading the investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia’s efforts to influence the presidential election.
“Wait until it comes out how horribly & viciously they are treating people, ruining lives for them refusing to lie,” Mr Trump wrote on Twitter.
“Mueller is a conflicted prosecutor gone rogue The Fake News Media builds Bob Mueller up as a Saint, when: