Fresh off three days of private meetings with his personal lawyers, President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on Thursday on the special counsel investigation, calling it "A TOTAL WITCH HUNT LIKE NO OTHER IN AMERICAN HISTORY!"
House Democrats are launching an investigation into Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's involvement in World Patent Marketing, where he served as a paid adviser for the Florida company shut down by a federal judge earlier this year and fined nearly $26 million for allegedly running an invention-promotion scam.
- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 15, 2018....care how many lives the ruin. They have found no collusion and have gone absolutely nuts. They won't even look at all of the bad acts and crimes on the other side.
The inner workings of the Mueller investigation are a total mess.
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He was replaced by his own chief of staff Matthew G. Whitaker, who publicly criticized the Mueller probe before joining the Justice Department.
Yesterday, Nov. 14, four Democrat House Representatives announced an investigation into Whitaker's role at World Patent Marketing.
Trump last week ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whom Trump had long attacked for removing himself from oversight of the Mueller probe, adhering to Justice Department guidelines requiring officials to recuse themselves from involvement in cases to avoid conflicts of interests. But Whitaker has not said what he plans to do.
Whitaker told Graham the investigation would be allowed to proceed, the person said.
A team of investigators led by Mr Mueller is looking into whether anyone from Mr Trump's campaign colluded in the effort.
While the full scope of Mueller's investigation remains classified, Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed him in May 2017 to investigate allegations of collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation.
However, The Atlantic suggested that Trump's "specific" attacks on Mueller show that he is anxious about the outcome of the investigation.