Published: Thu, May 31, 2018
Worldwide | By Stella Potter

Trump claims that Mueller’s team will be ‘meddling’ in midterm elections

Trump claims that Mueller’s team will be ‘meddling’ in midterm elections

"Giuliani knows that", Napolitano said, adding the reason Trump's lawyer claimed the investigation is "rigged" is because he's serving as the president's "PR person" and "trying to undermine credibility in the Mueller investigation".

He followed up with another tweet in which he said he has "got to start focusing my energy" on other issues like North Korea, trade deals, and the economy instead.

Mr Trump's unsupported assertions made on Tuesday in several morning tweets - that prosecutors working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller will affect the mid-term elections to help Democrats - was his latest effort to discredit the investigation.

Trump has questioned Mueller's ability to conduct an impartial investigation and frequently has referred to the probe as a "witch hunt". "Ask them if they enjoyed her after election celebration", Trump tweeted.

Former New York mayor and attorney for President Trump - Rudy Giulliani - said the Mueller probe should end by September.

Warner said Trump is criticizing his own appointees in the FBI and Justice Department "who are not willing to do inappropriate things like shut down the (Mueller) investigation".

Since then he has since expanded its investigation to include possible obstruction of justice by Trump, who fired the head of the FBI who was leading the probe.

In his latest talk with reporters today, Bloomberg noted that Giuliani is now saying that the probe should be wrapped up by september 1 but it should be ended regardless of whether Mueller interviews Trump or not.


Mr Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort is among 19 individuals and entities indicted by Mr Mueller.

That wasn't Trump's only tweet about the Russian Federation investigation today.

Later Tuesday morning, Trump appeared to be taking guidance from some of his advisers and supporters to heart, saying he needed to focus more of his attention on issues important to Americans and less on the Russian Federation investigation.

Mueller was a REPUBLICAN when he received medals for his actions in the Vietnam war, while Trump won a "Yellow Heart" and "Bronze Bone Spur Star" for obtaining FIVE DEFERMENTS.

The tweet appeared to be a reference to the fact that multiple lawyers on Mueller's team, before signing up for the assignment, contributed money to Democratic candidates, including Clinton.

Previously, trump has repeatedly accused of secret cooperation with the Kremlin, which could Finance the election campaign of the politician.

"If he doesn't file his report by September 1, mid-September, he's clearly going to pull a Comey", Giuliani said.

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