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 TrumpMichelle Obama says not always easy to live up to "we go high" Georgia certifies elections results in bitterly fought governor's race Trump defends border deployment amid fresh scrutiny MORE on Sunday wished lawmakers pressing Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsFlorida sues CVS, Walgreens over sale of opioids Attorneys want Supreme Court to determine legality of Whitaker as acting AG Hillicon Valley: Russian-linked hackers may have impersonated US officials | Trump signs DHS cyber bill | Prosecutors inadvertently reveal charges against Assange | Accenture workers protest border enforcement work | App mines crypto for bail bonds MORE to investigate James ComeyJames Brien ComeyMueller could turn easy Trump answers into difficult situation Comey invites House Republicans to hold public hearing after news of possible subpoena GOP chairman plans to subpoena Comey, Lynch to testify before next Congress MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDems wonder if Sherrod Brown could be their magic man Pipeline paralysis: The left’s latest fossil fuel obstruction tactic Mueller could turn easy Trump answers into difficult situation 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) GaetzMcCarthy, other Republicans back Ratcliffe to be next attorney general Gaetz goes to bat with Trump on Jordan Soros rep: Fox News refuses to have me on MORE (R-Fla.), Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisGillum officially concedes in Florida gubernatorial race Trump: Gillum will be 'force to reckon with' DeSantis transition team zeroes in on possible chief of staff MORE (R-Fla.), Jeff DuncanJeffrey (Jeff) Darren DuncanHouse conservatives want ethics probe into Dems' handling of Kavanaugh allegations Bipartisan group of lawmakers offer bill to provide certainty following online sales tax ruling Conservatives blame McCarthy for Twitter getting before favorable committee 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.