Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?

Lena Tucker
June 21, 2017

Later in the interview, Cuomo asked Sekulow why Trump's legal team has not directly asked Mueller whether the president is under investigation, suggesting that they are purposefully remaining ignorant on the question.

"No, Chris, I deal with fact and law", Sekulow said.

Any confirmation that Mueller has expanded the investigation to consider whether the President obstructed justice with the Comey firing would carry no guarantee of a guilty finding.

That, apparently, is where we are in the constant debate about President Trump, Robert Mueller and the prosecutorial machinery clanking into action. "That the president was not and is not a target of investigation".

Sukelow subsequently did tell Wallace that Trump was being investigated by the Special Counsel when he was asked, in reference to Trump's tweet, if the President thought Rosenstein had done anything wrong. Tweet or no tweet, the president is not under investigation, according to Sekulow.

He must convince the entire world that the story printed in The Washington Post that alleges Donald Trump is under investigation for obstruction of justice is false, all while the half-wit that he's representing is tweeting shit like this.

A U.S. official who is familiar with the rough outlines of the probe and who spoke on condition of anonymity told Reuters on Thursday that Mueller was also examining whether Trump or others tried to interfere with the investigation.

Last Thursday, the Washington Post published a sensational report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller was investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice.

The source familiar with the Mueller probe told Reuters that Mueller was also examining whether Trump or others tried to interfere with the investigation.

Responding to the multiple news outlets that reported the developments, Trump complained on Twitter, "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!"

In an NBC interview on May 11, Trump said "When I chose to [fire Comey], I said to myself, I said you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made up story".

That follows the line of thinking by Trump's personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who said on a number of Sunday news shows that Trump wasn't under investigation.

A Trump tweet Sunday renewed his complaint of "a witch hunt." Sen.

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

"And if we can't get an answer, then I think we'll ultimately need to subpoena those potential documents to make sure that we have them".

"There's a limitation on Twitter, as we all know", Sekulow said. "But the president does utilize Twitter and social media platforms and, again, the situation on Friday that created the five anonymous sources". But Comey has testified under oath that in a private meeting, Trump raised the investigation of fired national security adviser Michael Flynn - part of the larger Russian Federation probe - and said, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go".

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