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Trump appears to direct anger at Rosenstein in tweet

Trump appears to direct anger at Rosenstein in tweet

President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge for the first time Friday that he is under federal investigation as part of the expanding probe into Russia's election meddling, using a social media posting to criticize Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein.

"I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt," the president wrote on Twitter.

His morning missive apparently referred to Rosenstein, the former U.S. attorney for Maryland, whose role leading the federal investigation has become increasingly complicated. The White House initially used a memo Rosenstein wrote to justify Trump's decision to...

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