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Trump escalates attacks on Mueller probe

President Trump on Wednesday called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to immediately stop the Russia investigation, a significant escalation of Trump’s attacks against the long-running probe that has dogged his presidency.

  • Jordan Fabian
  • The Hill

The remark was Trump’s most direct public appeal yet to end special counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation, which he has blasted for months.

The Hill 1a logoIt also raised questions from legal experts about whether the president was attempting to obstruct justice.

In a series of morning tweets, Trump called the investigation a “terrible situation” that must be stopped “before it…

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