Trump on sharing photo of Rosenstein behind bars: 'He should have never picked a special counsel'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump nominates ambassador to Turkey Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago after signing bill to avert shutdown CNN, MSNBC to air ad turned down by Fox over Nazi imagery MORE on Wednesday defended sharing an image on Twitter showing Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod Jay RosensteinEx-federal prosecutor: I would have 'owned' wearing a wire to record Trump The embarrassing return of Andrew McCabe The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by the American Academy of HIV Medicine — Trump, Congress prepare for new border wall fight MORE along with Trump critics behind bars.

When asked in an interview with the New York Post why he shared the image of Rosenstein behind bars, Trump said, “He should have never picked a special counsel.”

Earlier on Wednesday, Trump shared an image tweeted by a pro-Trump Twitter feed calling for his opponents to face trial for "treason,” with many of them behind bards.

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Rosenstein appointed Mueller to lead the investigation into Russia's election meddling and possible collusion between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia after former Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsThe Hill's Morning Report — Presented by the American Academy of HIV Medicine — Trump, Congress prepare for new border wall fight The Memo: Trump and McCabe go to war McCabe book: Sessions once said FBI was better off when it 'only hired Irishmen' MORE recused himself from the probe. 

Trump has repeatedly lashed out against Mueller’s probe throughout his presidency, calling it a “witch hunt.” 

In the interview, Trump declined to answer whether he plans to fire Rosenstein but defended his firing of former FBI Director James Comey.

“Thank God I fired Comey,” Trump said. “Because if I didn’t fire Comey, we wouldn’t know about [Andrew] McCabe, we wouldn’t know about [Peter] Strzok and his lover Lisa Page.”

Strzok and Page, while working for the FBI, sent each other texts critical of Trump and other presidential candidates. McCabe was fired earlier this year from his position as deputy FBI director over a lack of candor with federal investigators.