Jay Sekulow, President Donald Trump’s attorney, said Sunday that Trump is not under investigation and has received no notice of investigation from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
“There has been no notification from the special counsel’s office that the president is under investigation. In fact, to the contrary,” Sekulow said on CBS.
“Face The Nation” host John Dickerson referenced Trump’s tweet on Friday in which he claimed he was under investigation and called it a “witch hunt.”
I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2017
“Mr. Seklow, I want to start this morning with the president’s tweet … What is he talking about?” Dickerson asked.
Sekulow said that the tweet is not a verification that Trump is under investigation, but rather a response to the Washington Post article that referenced anonymous officials who