Trump makes cryptic comment about getting involved with Justice Department

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani - the newest member of President Trump's Russia-probe-focused legal team - sat down with Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday, the Washington Post has learned.

For his part, Mueller explained that a presidential interview is crucial for investigators to get to the bottom of Trump's intent behind certain decisions to determine whether he was involved in obstruction of justice. "And our Justice Department, which I try and stay away from, but at some point I won't".

Though Giuliani has said he wants to wrap up the Mueller probe in a matter of weeks, the investigation, in addition to guilty pleas from Trump advisers, already includes an ongoing legal case against his former campaign chief Paul Manafort. That's down two points from a Quinnipiac poll earlier this month, when 41 percent approved of Trump.

U.S. President Donald Trump seemingly suggested Thursday he could change his hands-off approach toward the Justice Department, which is overseeing the special counsel investigation into possible collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Of course, I stayed there for a very short period of time.

"They have this witch-hunt going on with people in the Justice Department that shouldn't be there", Trump said. Many will stay silent though, because they support Trump's goal.

"I have decided I won't be involved".

US President Donald Trump today said he would give himself "A plus" for the performance of his administration in more than a year. I love the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Rosenstein reportedly told Trump in a recent meeting that he is not a target of the Cohen investigation. "You look at McCabe, where he takes $700,000 from somebody supporting Hillary Clinton", Trump said, referring to donations to McCabe's wife's political campaign.

President Donald Trump appeared to threaten the independence of the Department of Justice during a rare Thursday morning interview on "Fox and Friends", telling the conservative hosts that "at some point" he will intervene with the law enforcement agency.

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