ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 2017
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(White House: Cecilia Vega) The acknowledgement by tweet from President Trump that he is under investigation for firing FBI director James Comey as per the "Washington Post" report examined; details given about the deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein's memo critical of Comey. [In NBC interview, TRUMP - praises Rosenstein.] [June 13, ROSENSTEIN - says special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller will carry out the investigation.] Rosenstein on leaks & Senator Dianne Feinstein on Trump's tweets quoted. The issue of whether Rosenstein will recuse himself from the Russia investigation & a new Trump lawyer John Dowd discussed.
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