By Julia Edwards Ainsley
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is exploring whether it can use an obscure ethics rule to undermine the special counsel investigation into ties between President Donald Trump's campaign team and Russia, two people familiar with White House thinking said on Friday.
Trump has said that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's hiring of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead the investigation "hurts our country terribly.
Donald Trump has attacked the appointment for a former FBI director to investigate alleged ties between his campaign team and Russia. "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, ther...
The appointment of a special counsel empowered to probe ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign now brings the developer’s business empire into investigators’ cross hairs. It’s an entirely … Click to Continue »
Mr. Trump leaves as a newly appointed special counsel begins looking into any ties between Russia and the president’s campaign.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Post: Probe of possible ties between Russia, Trump campaign has current White House official under scrutiny.