Trump ‘Is Not Under Investigation,’ His Lawyer Insists

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President Trump wrote on Twitter on Friday: “I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt.”

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WASHINGTON — A member of President Trump’s legal team said on Sunday that the president was not under investigation by the special counsel looking into Russian meddling in the election, despite a tweet from Mr. Trump on Friday that seemed to acknowledge that he was a subject of the inquiry.

Jay Sekulow, who is part of a group of personal lawyers Mr. Trump has hired to respond to the special counsel, said the president was merely responding to reports in the news media that said he…

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