Trump: I shouldn’t be focusing on ‘rigged Russia witch hunt’

Trump: I shouldn’t be focusing on ‘rigged Russia witch hunt’
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpMeet the lawyer Democrats call when it's recount time Avenatti denies domestic violence allegations: 'I have never struck a woman' Trump names handbag designer as ambassador to South Africa MORE said in an early morning tweet on Tuesday that he should focus his attention on his responsibilities in the White House, as opposed to the investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia.

He also suggested once again that the investigation should focus on his former Democratic challenger, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMeet the lawyer Democrats call when it's recount time Overnight Defense — Presented by Raytheon — Mattis defends border deployment during visit to troops | Bolton aide exits WH after clash with first lady | House blocks Yemen war resolution | Report warns of erosion in US military superiority Exit polls show more women breaking with Republicans MORE, and a cadre of former Obama administration officials. 

"Sorry, I’ve got to start focusing my energy on North Korea Nuclear, bad Trade Deals, VA Choice, the Economy, rebuilding the Military, and so much more, and not on the Rigged Russia Witch Hunt that should be investigating Clinton/Russia/FBI/Justice/Obama/Comey/Lynch etc.," Trump said.


The tweet was his fourth in less than an hour decrying the law enforcement investigation into Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 election and whether members of his campaign conspired with Moscow to sway the race.

In an earlier tweet on Tuesday morning, Trump suggested that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's team, which is carrying out the Russia probe, would meddle in the 2018 midterm elections.

"The 13 Angry Democrats (plus people who worked 8 years for Obama) working on the rigged Russia Witch Hunt, will be MEDDLING with the mid-term elections, especially now that Republicans (stay tough!) are taking the lead in Polls. There was no Collusion, except by the Democrats!"

Another tweet questioned why Clinton and her campaign were not under investigation, and repeated Trump's frequent claim that Mueller's investigation is a "witch hunt."

"Why aren’t the 13 Angry and heavily conflicted Democrats investigating the totally Crooked Campaign of totally Crooked Hillary Clinton," he tweeted. "It’s a Rigged Witch Hunt, that’s why! Ask them if they enjoyed her after election celebration!"

Trump also quoted conservative commentator Mollie Hemingway in another tweet on Tuesday morning in reference to his unproven allegations that the FBI spied on his presidential campaign in 2016.