Sanders says ‘no one is above the law’

Earlier this year Donald Trump condemned the probe as a'$20,000,000 Witch Hunt

Bharara's comments came in response to an earlier statement made by Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, in which the attorney said the president has the power to pardon himself.

Giuliani on Sunday underscored one of the main arguments in a newly unveiled letter sent by Mr. Trump's lawyers to Mueller back in January: A president can't be given a grand jury subpoena as part of the investigation into foreign meddling in the 2016 election.

Trump's claim that Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation was unconstitutional is undermined by a ruling last month in a lawsuit filed by the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in U.S. district court in Washington, DC.

Giuliani said Sunday it remains an open question whether the president will testify in the investigation.

Trump wrote on Monday morning.

"Massive Tax & Regulation Cuts, Military & Vets, Lower Crime & Illegal Immigration, Stronger Borders, Judgeships, Best Economy & Jobs EVER, and much more.", he said.

Trump also tweeted another attack on Mueller's authority, writing that "the appointment of the Special Counsel is totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL!"

Legal experts who talked to the Post about the issue were split on whether Trump could pardon himself. Mueller is a registered Republican but Trump has nonetheless complained that his office is stacked with Democrats whose work amounts to a political "witch hunt".

Trump says summit with Kim is back on
Trump and Kim Jong-un, originally scheduled for June 12 but later canceled by Trump, can be restored, USA officials have said. Kim Yong Chol left his hotel in New York City early Friday for the trip to Washington in a convoy of SUVs.

"If he shot James Comey, he'd be impeached the next day", Giuliani said.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Monday sidestepped questions from reporters about President Trump's assertion that he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself, arguing that he wouldn't need to because the president "hasn't done anything wrong".

"The president of the United States pardoning himself would just be unthinkable".

Moreover, Trump claimed that Mueller's investigation was unconstitutional.

Stephanopoulos asked Giuliani if the president has the power to pardon himself, the former mayor of New York City responded that he "probably does". More radically, according to the Times, the memo argues that because he has the power to stop the investigation, President Trump can not be accused of obstructing the investigation through his actions while it is ongoing.

"As only one of two people left who could become president, why wouldn't the Federal Bureau of Investigation or Department of "Justice" have told me that they were secretly investigating Paul Manafort (on charges that were 10 years old and had been previously dropped) during my campaign?"

Trump also gushed over his own performance in the first 500 days in the White House in his latest social media outburst. "It is hard to imagine judicial backing of these views", said Mark Rozell, dean of the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University and author of a book on presidential powers.

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