The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had earlier led the Russian Federation investigation.
Earlier this month, Rosensteintold The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will".
Trump ignored shouted questions from reporters about the ongoing Russian Federation controversy as he departed the White House Friday for Miami.
Pence said on Twitter on May 10 that Trump had "made the right decision at the right time to remove Comey as the head of the FBI" and praised him for showing "strong & decisive leadership to restore trust & confidence of the American people in the Federal Bureau of Investigation".
But at the White House today, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledged to reporters that Mueller had been at the White House - just the day before he was appointed as Special Counsel, as she said it was a job interview.
Mookie Betts home run snaps tie, lifts Red Sox past Astros
LHP Dallas Keuchel (neck discomfort) and RHP Lance McCullers (lower back discomfort) could begin playing catch soon, Hinch said. The Red Sox are listed with odds of -105 to prevail, while the over/under total for the game has been set at 9.5 runs.
Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial after jury deadlocks
Defense attorneys argued that the sexual contact was part of a consenting relationship between Cosby and Constand. Bill Cosby's chief accuser is thanking prosecutors for taking her case after a jury failed to agree on a verdict.
Examining such possible charges will allow investigators to interview key administration figures including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and possibly Trump himself, said the source familiar with the Mueller investigation. An official of Trump's transition confirmed the laywer's internal order sent on Thursday [Friday NZ Time]. "In fact, when I made a decision to just do it, I said to myself, I said 'you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story, '" Trump said.
The order by the general counsel for the transition team casts a wide net on documents that could shed light on ties between Trump's presidential campaign and representatives of Russia's government.
The Twitter attacks came as Vice President Mike Pence hired a personal lawyer to represent him in the intensifying investigation. He also told the Senate Intelligence Committee in his June 8 testimony that he believed Trump had directed him to drop a related agency investigation into the president's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn.
The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said.
While most Republicans in Congress said little about Mr. Trump's criticism of Mueller, other supporters echoed the President's concerns.
The investigation is now being helmed by Robert S. Mueller III, who is not publicly disclosing information about his work.
Shortly thereafter, he followed that up with another tweet, in which he returned to one of his main themes regarding the ongoing probe: "You are witnessing the single greatest witch hunt in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people".
"Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" he asked at one point.
His Real Madrid side played quite poorly this season and he has been dealing with large shares of the criticism himself. This is something which will only further his playing career and his first accolade may come as soon as this summer.
Trump also bragged to visiting Russian diplomats that getting rid of Comey relieved him of "great pressure because of Russia". As Mueller assembles his investigative team, statements by Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy this week set off new questions.
General manager Ozzie Newsome and company had spent a significant chunk of the offseason trying to find a complementary receiver. There is an obvious sense of urgency after missing the playoffs in three of the past four seasons.
The renewable energy industry grew 14 percent. "If the USA administration doesn't want to move forward, individual states will. Secretary of Defense James Mattis warning that a potential war between the U.S. and North Korea would be "catastrophic".
Never mind that his season started nearly nine months earlier with a World Cup of Hockey pre-tournament game. Learned how to win big games, and we had to win some big games. "I got a little medicine in it", he said.
The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission. They also reviewed statements Cosby made about the incident under oath during Constand's civil lawsuit in 2005 and 2006.
The hospital said he would require additional operations and said he remained in critical condition as of Wednesday evening. When you take away ordinary people's very lives in order to pay off the wealthiest among us, your own lives are forfeit.
Co-leaders Paul Casey (71), Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka (all 70) are at seven-under. Open at Chambers Bay for his second consecutive major title after winning the Masters two months earlier.
Au moins six Marocains figurent parmi les victimes de l'incendie , a annoncé samedi le ministère marocain des Affaires étrangères. Cela porte le bilan à 58 morts, un chiffre susceptible de changer, 70 personnes étant toujours portées disparues.
The top 3 miss US Open cut
Seventeen players shot in the 60s at Erin Hills , which at 7,845 yards was the longest course in major championship history. McIlroy, the No. 2 player in the world, also arrived last Friday having missed the last month to rest a nagging rib injury.
Death toll in London tower fire hits 30
Real estate agent Richard Barber said 54 percent of his company's sales were to buyers from overseas who prefer ritzy residences. On Saturday she spent two and a half hours meeting with victims, residents, community leaders and volunteers in Downing Street.
London fire: Death toll rises to 58
BBC TV News is now reporting that the protesters feel let down by Kensington council, who are responsible for Grenfell Tower. Ms May will later chair a meeting on how the authorities can help affected communities and victims recover.
Thomas shoots 63; breaks US Open record
He was at 7-under 137, two shots clear of anyone else who played early in warm sunshine on a course that getting dry and crispy. Day has been dealing with his mother's significant health issues for months, though he had been playing well lately.
Irish PM Varadkar to meet DUP and Sinn Féin
Newly-elected Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is to hold separate talks with delegations from the DUP and Sinn Féin in Dublin later. On Brexit , Mrs Foster said the DUP wanted to see "a sensible Brexit and one that works for everybody".
Dad of freed student says son was 'brutalized'
Speaking from Cincinnati Medical Center Thursday afternoon doctors treating Otto Warmbier gave an update on his medical condition. Residents of the Wyoming, Ohio, a suburb north of Cincinnati , hung ribbons on trees in honor of Warmbier's homecoming.
Tom Sykes Wins World Superbike Race
Marco Melandri ( Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) pushed himself to third in his home round, completing the race one front row. Race 2 at the #RiminiWorldSBK round takes place at 1pm local time on Sunday.