President Donald Trump has lashed out on Twitter again to complain about the special counsel investigating possible ties between his 2016 campaign and Russia, Today reports.
Mr Trump, who beat Democrat Hillary Clinton in last year’s presidential election, questioned why his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, and special counsel Robert Mueller were not investigating former FBI director James Comey or Mrs Clinton, for her email practices while Secretary of State.
The President, who sent out a barrage of tweets on Saturday on a wide range of subjects, wrote: “So many people are asking why isn’t the A.G.or Special Counsel looking at the many Hillary Clinton or Comey crimes 33,000 emails deleted…”
He also wrote: “My son Donald openly gave his e-mails to the media & the authorities whereas Crooked Hillary Clinton deleted (& acid washed) her 33,000 e-mails!”
The FBI decided last year not to recommend criminal charges against Mrs Clinton for her email practices.
Mr Trump fired Mr Comey in May.
Mr Sessions had been Mr Trump’s first supporter in the Senate before he was appointed Attorney General.
However, he has recently become a lightning rod for the President’s fury over the investigation into allegations of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
On Friday the US Senate Judiciary Committee said Mr Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr and Mr Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort had agreed to negotiate whether to be interviewed by the panel in its Russia investigation.
The Washington Post reported on Thursday that Mr Trump had inquired about his authority to issue pardons to aides, family members and perhaps himself as Mr Mueller’s Russia investigation widens.
The President highlighted his power to pardon in the series of tweets on Saturday that focused his anger over leaks to the media.
He wrote: “While all agree the U.S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us. FAKE NEWS”.
Mr Trump also hit out at Republican senators who have been unable to agree on a way forward to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act, which has become known as Obamacare and which Trump vowed to abolish as president.
“The Republican Senators must step up to the plate and, after 7 years, vote to Repeal and Replace. Next, Tax Reform and Infrastructure. WIN!” he tweeted.
In yet another furious posting, Mr Trump said the New York Times had a “sick agenda” regarding national security and that the newspaper “foiled” a US strike on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi who is believed to have been killed months ago.
Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that he thinks Baghdadi is still alive.
Mr Trump tweeted: “The Failing New York Times foiled U.S. attempt to kill the single most wanted terrorist, Al-Baghdadi. Their sick agenda over National Security.”
Mr Trump’s tweets came after he appointed Anthony Scaramucci as his new White House Director of Communications and demoted Sean Spicer from the post which triggered his resignation.
Mr Trump was in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday to attend the commissioning ceremony for an aircraft carrier, the Gerald R. Ford.