US PRESIDENT Donald Trump lashed out yesterday at what he described as the “single biggest witch hunt” in political history, after a special counsel was appointed to probe possible links between his election campaign and Russia.
He took to Twitter early yesterday morning to complain about the latest investigation against him.
“This is the single greatest witch-hunt of a politician in American history!” he wrote.
On Wednesday the Justice Department appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller to lead the investigation into claims by the outgoing Obama government that Russia orchestrated the defeat of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
Mr Mueller will be granted sweeping powers including the right to view documents and interview Mr Trump to build the case.
But Mr Trump insisted on Wednesday that “a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know — there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity.”