Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Ironically, the president's focus grew so intense, he may have taken actions that put him under investigation.
Mueller is also reportedly investigating whether Trump associates committed financial crimes.
The move by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to investigate Trump's conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.
Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company Uber now operates in hundreds of cities and more than 80 countries, accounting for bookings of some $20 billion a year ago . David Bonderman, another Uber board member, responded , "Actually what it shows is it's much likely to be more talking".
Reince Priebus, then the chairman of the Republican National Committee, echoed his boss' claim, saying the probe itself served as "another reminder that Hillary Clinton can not be trusted with the presidency". The move suggests he is examining whether the president sought their help in trying to get James Comey, the former FBI director, to end an investigation into Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser.
The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening that special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation into the role Russian Federation played in the 2016 election, is also investigating Trump for attempted obstruction of justice. The Washington Post first reported the news on Wednesday evening.
Special counsel Robert Mueller.
Clinton would later blame Comey and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for costing her the election. On Thursday alone, he posted four tweets about the ongoing probe.
Trump added: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!"
Dennis Rodman is reportedly travelling back to North Korea
The 2014 trip also saw the sportsman lead a team of retired American players in a basketball game to celebrate Kim's birthday. Rodman's expected visit to Pyongyang would be the first under Trump, a man with whom he has a personal relationship.
Hizb claims responsibility of Tral grenade attack
More than 200 companies of security forces are additionally being deployed for the security of the yatris in Jammu and Kashmir . This year the annual yatra will take off on June 29 and culminate on the Raksha Bandan Day, which falls on August 7.