Donald Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow continues to insist he's not under investigation

During an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" Jay Sekulow, a member of Trump's legal team, said the president was specifically tweeting about the reports that he was under investigation and insisted that Trump had not been notified of any investigation.

President Donald Trump's lawyer adamantly denied on Sunday that the president is under investigation, despite the president's tweets this week referring to one as a "witch hunt", NBC News reported.

On Friday, the president tweeted, "I'm being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director by the man who told me to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director".

In a story published Thursday, five individuals familiar with the matter told the Post that Mueller's investigation had expanded to include an inquiry into Trump for possible obstruction of justice - a move that came days after Trump abruptly fired Comey on May 9.

"He's not afraid of the investigation - there is no investigation", Sekulow added. Trump's tweet, however, used only 111 characters and Trump has not been shy about using multiple tweets to convey a singular message. None indicated the context Sekulow said was intended. He said he had only been discussing the constitutional problem posed if the president were being investigated.

Mueller enjoys bipartisan support among lawmakers, who believe his reputation as FBI director properly equips him to lead the investigation into Russia's attempts to meddle in the United States election and potential ties between Trump campaign staff and the Kremlin. "The president is not under investigation".

The president suggested on Twitter that he may have taped conversations.

Also, it was Rosenstein who appointed Robert S. Mueller III as the special counsel to lead that investigation after Comey was sacked.

"That bill is not going to go from that group to the President's desk", Rubio said.

Sekulow's comments seemed to establish the position the president will take on the Mueller investigation, in any public testimony which the attorney said the president was still willing to give.

Rubio is a member of the Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating if Russia's meddled in the 2016 election. "The President's response was as it related to the Washington Post report". Angus King, an independent from ME, stressed that the probe will likely last for a long time. "That's the constitutional threshold issue", Sekulow said.

Trump returned to the White House on Sunday after spending Father's Day weekend at the Camp David presidential retreat.

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