October 29, 2017 3:26 pm
Updated: October 29, 2017 8:23 pm

Donald Trump goes on Twitter rant against Russia investigation

ABOVE: U.S. President Donald Trump fired off a flurry of tweets this morning - the day before charges may be announced in the election meddling investigation. Ines De la Cuetara reports.


WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is unleashing new criticism of the investigations into possible ties between his campaign associates and Russia.

Trump – in a series of tweets – is making reference to what he calls “phoney Trump/Russia ‘collusion,’ which doesn’t exist.” He says Democrats are using – in his words – a “witch hunt” for “evil politics” and adds that Republicans are “fighting back like never before.”

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Trump’s tweets follow a CNN report that a federal grand jury in Washington has approved the first charges in the criminal investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller.

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The Associated Press hasn’t confirmed the CNN report.

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