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Donald Trump

LIVE BLOG: Trump on Defense Amid Comey Fallout

The week of stunning revelations in President Trump's White House continues. Follow the developments here.
President Donald Trump pauses while speaking to the press before take-off onboard Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on May 13.Brendan Smialowski / AFP - Getty Images

The week of bombshell news continues with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointing a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, to pick up the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia.

President Donald Trump has been on the defense amid the fallout from explosive reports that he urged James Comey to drop the FBI’s investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. The president tweeted Thursday morning that he's a victim of a "witch hunt."