The tweet raises many unanswered questions and follows a series of posts to Twitter by Trump in the past two days complaining about reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether the president engaged in obstruction of justice.
Mr Trump, who is due to give a speech in Miami on Friday where he is expected to announce a shift in USA policy towards Cuba, also boasted about his deployment of social media, despite warnings by legal experts that his tweets may be used against him in the ongoing investigation.
In a series of tweets, Trump lashed out against the investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election.
The U.S. television network ABC, citing unnamed sources, reported that Rosenstein had informed Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand that he may have to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigations as well, because of his memo to Trump about Comey.
White House press aides referred questions to Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz of Manhattan.
Trump and his allies have suggested Mueller's independence may be tainted because of his friendship with Comey - who admitted to Congress that he made disclosures with the intention of getting Rosenstein to appoint a special counsel - as well as his hiring of Democrats to assist in the investigation. But a department official said no one asked for the statement and Rosenstein acted on his own.
No pressure on us ahead of ICC CT final: Virat Kohli
Hailing India's ability to win under pressure, Ahmed's uncle suggested that the Indian side have a better combination of players. So what we've produced after that doesn't come as any surprise because that's how we trained, and that's what we worked at.
Mistrial declared in case against Bill Cosby
How do I describe the counsels for the accusers? "Heinously and exploitively ambitious", Camille Cosby wrote in the statement. Prosecutors say they will retry Cosby, who remains charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has ordered Trump transition team officials to preserve documents and other materials, in the latest sign of an expansive probe that President Donald Trump has branded a 'witch hunt'. Pence's office confirmed he had retained Richard Cullen, a former Virginia attorney general and USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to assist "in responding to inquiries" from Mueller.
And he stood by his use of social media: "The Fake News Media hates when I use what has turned out to be my very powerful Social Media - over 100 million people!" He then asked the Justice Department to provide some advice on the matter (a.k.a.an aboveboard rationalization for Comey's firing).
Trump slammed the development as political witch hunt.
A person familiar with Mueller's inquiry, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Thursday Mueller was looking into whether Trump or others attempted to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation. Though some in the White House have preached caution, fearing a repeat of the firestorm over Comey's firing, many in Trump's orbit - including his son Donald Trump Jr. and adviser Newt Gingrich - have deemed Mueller biased and worthy of dismissal.
In an attempt to sound upbeat and to downplay the new developments in a controversy that has now reached the Oval Office, Trump also said that "despite the phony witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great". He could order Rosenstein to do so, but under federal regulations Rosenstein would need to show "good cause" to fire Mueller.
The inquiry has expanded to include an examination of whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice, The Post reported Wednesday. The White House has directed questions for details to outside legal counsel, which has not responded.
In a 100-member Senate, 97 voted in favor of new sanctions, while only two members; Mike Lee and Rand Paul voted against it. Ben Cardin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told CNN.
Former minister Anna Soubry, who is fiercely pro-EU, insisted that the PM must "absolutely" water down her Brexit plans. She is also trying to contain outrage at home over a London tower block fire which left at least 30 people dead.
He made bogey but rallied with three straight birdies on the back nine that produced the loudest roars of the late afternoon. I just struggled on the greens. "We're definitely in good position for tomorrow". "But obviously, I haven't done that here".
Zinedine Zidane remporte la coupe aux grandes oreilles pour la deuxième fois. en 18 mois à la tête de l'équipe. En remportant la finale à Cardiff contre une valeureuse Juventus (1-4), qui a terminé épuisée le match.
President Trump is basically following Cuban dissidents' lead, including those who supported Obama's opening to their country. Trump had previously said he supported restoring diplomatic relations but wished the USA had negotiated a better deal.
Former CEO of AOL , Tim Armstrong will reportedly be heading the subsidiary that houses more than 50 media and technology brands. Why it matters: Yahoo Spanish-language edition continues to exist and is marketed by Yahoo's Latin American and U.S.
In 2014, the Australian Federal Police responded to an average 5.5 incidents a month, up from 4.2 the previous year. Sorry Wagga if I can't walk when I get off the plane today, ' the tweet reportedly said.
Once implemented Trump's policy is expected to curtail U.S.travel by creating a maze of rules for Americans to obey. Tourists will still be able to travel to Cuba, but it will be harder and restricted compared to the Obama policies.
A woman attaches a rose to a poster of a person missing in the Grenfell apartment tower block fire in North Kensington, London . Cundy added that the death toll could rise.
Seven of US Navy crew go missing in crash off Japan
The incident is being treated as a case of possible professional negligence, said Masayuki Obara, a regional coast guard official. The collision caused damage to the ship's starboard (right) side above and below the water line, the US Navy said in a statement.
Warriors secure spot among legends by dumping Cavaliers
Owner Joe Lacob said the team had yet to be invited at all, and that it would decide in the future to attend if asked . Kerr was Michael Jordan's teammate for four years, and he was the best three-point shooter on the team.
Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ends in a mistrial
Allred, feminist celebrity lawyer, attended the trial, yakking to reporters even when they didn't care to yack back. "I see you. Cosby, who is legally blind and carries a cane, has arrived in court each day with someone from the world of entertainment.
Rizzo, Cubs rally for 6 runs in 9th inning, beat Pirates
The umpires reversed the call to foul without going to replay, then proceeded to check the replay and uphold the foul ruling. Rangers 10, Mariners 4: Tyson Ross allowed just a pair of runs in his first start in 14 months and Carlos Gomez homered.
US, China To Meet On North Korea Wednesday
District Court for the District of Columbia, it would be "one of the largest seizures of North Korean funds " the U.S. The Department of Justice said the case would represent one of the largest US seizures of North Korean funds.