Trump Lashes Out at Mueller Again

President Donald Trump vented at his Justice Department, his Cabinet members and his former political opponents in searing remarks Monday evening.

The remarks came during a round-table discussion at the White House that was intended to discuss the administration’s response to a suspected chemical weapons attack carried out by the government of Syria against its own people.

But in remarks to the press before the meeting’s business, Trump spent more time ripping special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

“It’s a disgraceful situation, it’s a total witch hunt,” Trump said of recent reports that the FBI searched the office and residence of Michael Cohen, Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, after receiving a referral from the special counsel.

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst - UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and BNN. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
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