He also misleadingly claimed that Feinstein had already concluded there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Dianne Feinstein, the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, on Wednesday.
He then said Feinstein, who is seeking another term, "Must have tough Primary!"
Trump responded on Twitter to a decision by Feinstein to release the transcript of a Senate Judiciary Committee interview with Fusion GPS' Glenn Simpson.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) released the transcript of the closed-door interview that Glenn Simpson, the founder of the private intelligence firm that assembled the so-called Trump-Russia dossier, gave to the Senate Judiciary Committee in August.
Feinstein, who is running for re-election in November, has issued a flurry of news releases to announce her requests to current and former members of Trump's campaign team for interviews and documents. As The Hill explains, a challenging primary is unlikely as California's primary system rewards the highest two finishers, no matter party affiliation, and Feinstein's only notable challenger at this level is a Democrat. "Republicans should finally take control!"
Donald Trump has lashed out at "sneaky" Sen. Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP and Dems bitterly divided by immigration Thanks to the farm lobby, the U.S. is stuck with a broken ethanol policy MORE (R-Iowa), who wanted to wait before releasing the transcript. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, referred Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence officer who compiled a dossier with allegations concerning President Trump and Russian Federation, to the Justice Department for investigation.
Steele briefed an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in July 2016.
On Monday, Democratic Sens. Feinstein had the ability to release the transcripts as the top Democrat on the committee, and her staff helped conduct the interview with Simpson. Shortly after, Feinstein released the transcript.
The president added, "The single greatest Witch Hunt in American history continues".
"There was no collusion, everybody including the Dems knows there was no collusion, & yet on and on it goes", he wrote in a separate Tweet.
Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his conversations with Russian officials, and is cooperating with prosecutors led by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.