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Trump: Mueller and Sessions should investigate Clinton ties to Russia

Trump: Mueller and Sessions should investigate Clinton ties to Russia
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President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: McConnell 'helpless' to stop Biden from packing court Romney on NRSC awarding Trump: Not 'my preference' McConnell sidesteps Trump calling him 'dumb son of a b----' MORE on Saturday tried to redirect the Russia investigation to his former Democratic rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHow Democrats can defy the odds in 2022 Close the avenues of foreign meddling Pelosi planned on retiring until Trump won election: report MORE.

Several Trump officials and members of his campaign are under investigation for alleged collusion with Russia during Moscow's attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election.

According to Trump, there are just as many questions about Clinton's Russia ties, deleted emails and business connections.

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In the same series of tweets, the president also brought up former FBI director James Comey, who Trump fired earlier this year. Trump has suggested Comey has suspicious allegiances. 

He also claimed his son, Donald Trump Jr., was more transparent than Clinton by releasing a chain of emails that led to Trump Jr.'s private meeting last year with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have damaging information on the Democratic presidential nominee.

As secretary of State, Clinton used a private email server and subsequently many official emails were deleted. Trump has previously suggested Russia might have the missing emails.

"So many people are asking why isn't the A.G. or Special Council looking at the many Hillary Clinton or Comey crimes," he wrote on Twitter.

The special counsel, Robert Mueller, was appointed by the Justice Department to lead the federal probe into Russian interference. Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsBiden picks vocal Trump critics to lead immigration agencies The Hill's Morning Report - Biden assails 'epidemic' of gun violence amid SC, Texas shootings Biden administration should resist 'slush-fund' settlements MORE has recused himself from the investigation — something Trump recently called "unfair."

 

- This post was updated at 8:17 a.m.