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Trump calls on Sessions to stop Mueller's Russia probe, raising specter of attempted obstruction

Trump calls on Sessions to stop Mueller's Russia probe, raising specter of attempted obstruction

President Trump called on Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions to “stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now,” opening the president to further complaints that he is trying to obstruct the investigation into Russia’s election interference and his campaign’s possible complicity.

Trump is already reportedly under investigation for potential obstruction of the Russia probe led by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. His tweet early Wednesday was the president’s most explicit statement to date seemingly aimed at getting his attorney general, the nation’s top law enforcement officer, to end the probe.

The tweet, along with several others on Wednesday morning, reflected the...

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