Trump to lawmakers pressing Sessions to investigate Comey and Clinton: 'Good luck with that'

 Trump to lawmakers pressing Sessions to investigate Comey and Clinton: 'Good luck with that'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew EPA rule would expand Trump officials' powers to reject FOIA requests Democratic senator introduces bill to ban gun silencers Democrats: Ex-Commerce aide said Ross asked him to examine adding census citizenship question MORE on Sunday wished lawmakers pressing Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsTrump: Appointing Sessions was my biggest mistake Nikki Haley blasts Roy Moore's Senate bid: 'He does not represent our Republican Party' Time magazine: Trump threatened reporter with prison time MORE to investigate James ComeyJames Brien ComeyBiden is the least electable candidate — here's why Top Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann lands book deal Trump to appear on 'Meet the Press' for first time as president MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden to debate for first time as front-runner Top Trump ally says potential Amash presidential bid could be problematic in Michigan Chaotic Trump transition leaks: Debates must tackle how Democrats will govern differently MORE “good luck.”

“ 'GOP Lawmakers asking Sessions to Investigate Comey and Hillary Clinton.’ @FoxNews Good luck with that request!” the president wrote on Twitter.

Trump did not provide additional details, but his tweet comes several days after conservative lawmakers in a letter asked Sessions to probe the former FBI director and former Democratic presidential nominee and secretary of State. 

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“Because we believe that those in positions of high authority should be treated the same as every other American, we want to be sure that the potential violations of law outlined below are vetted appropriately,” the lawmakers said.

Signatories included Reps. Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzTop Trump ally says potential Amash presidential bid could be problematic in Michigan GOP moves to block provision banning use of Defense funds for border wall GOP lawmaker says some Trump officials contradicting Pompeo on Iran and al Qaeda MORE (R-Fla.), Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisDemocrats target Florida Hispanics in 2020 Florida gov expected to sign bill within days requiring felons to pay court fees before voting: report Poll: Trump and Biden statistically tied in Florida MORE (R-Fla.), Jeff DuncanJeffrey (Jeff) Darren DuncanHouse conservatives want information on TSA policies for undocumented immigrants 58 GOP lawmakers vote against disaster aid bill Overnight Defense: NATO chief urges US to support alliance on its 70th anniversary | Turkey rebuffs Pentagon pressure over Russia deal | Rand Paul, liberals team up to push Trump on Syria withdrawal MORE (R-S.C.) and Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.).

Trump has targeted both Comey and Clinton on Twitter in the past. He most recently went after Comey in a barrage of tweets leading up to and after the release of the former FBI director’s new book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.” 

“Slippery James Comey, a man who always ends up badly and out of whack (he is not smart!), will go down as the WORST FBI Director in history, by far!” Trump said on April 15.

He has also said Comey is “a proven leaker” and accused the former FBI director of unlawfully leaking classified information to the media.