President Trump declared on Monday that the appointment of the special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation is "totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL!" and asserted that he has the power to pardon himself, raising the prospect that he might take extraordinary action to immunise himself from the ongoing probe.
Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani responded Monday to the president's assertion in an interview with Business Insider, saying the president was "making it clear that he's not going to" pardon himself. "I think the political ramifications of that would be tough".
The rebukes came again on Monday as several Democratic lawmakers pushed back against Trump's claim and noted that Mueller's investigation has already led to multiple indictments, including against several Trump aides who have pleaded guilty.
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North Korea delegation takes letter to US President Donald Trump
Is Trump prepared to life sanctions as a show of good faith to make that happen? "They want to develop as a country", Trump said. It was an effort that ultimately failed as Clinton's time in office ran out, and relations turned sour again after George W.
Giuliani said Mueller's team, tasked with investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and allegations that the Trump campaign colluded in those efforts, is comprised of "13 highly partisan Democrats ..."
"He's not going to pardon himself", Giuliani said.
And he said the legal team was leaning against having Trump be interviewed by Mueller's investigators.
ABC's George Stephanopoulos then raised the idea with Giuliani during an interview on June 3.
"The guy made a mistake", Giuliani said.
Pep Guardiola has problems with African players, says Yaya Toure
He'll never admit [not liking African players]. Other Barcelona players asked the question. It'll be like an African curse on him".
Giuliani said Trump had no choice but to call off the meeting after the North Koreans insulted Vice President Mike Pence, National Security Adviser John Bolton and threatened "nuclear annihilation" of the US.
"I think Chairman Gowdy's initial assessment is accurate, but we have more digging to do", Ryan said on Wednesday.
He was also on "Celebrity Apprentice" with Trump.
Trump also tweeted another attack on Mueller's authority, writing that "the appointment of the Special Counsel is totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL!"
Giuliani's comment to CNN's Chris Cuomo came after he told HuffPost he believed the President could not be indicted while in office and went so far as to say that Trump could shoot the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and not face charges before being impeached.
Seven killed and 20 hurt by fiery volcano eruption in Guatemala
A disaster authority spokesman said a change in wind direction was to blame for the volcanic ash falling on parts of the capital. Another 20 people have been injured, and more than 2,000 evacuated near the volcano and several cities, including Antigua.