Trump rejects need for special counsel as Rosenstein briefs Senate

Watch Video JUDY WOODRUFF: President Trump is rejecting the need for an independent investigator into his alleged ties with Russia. He’s also again denying any wrongdoing in connection with Russia. He spoke out today, as a newly appointed special counsel began looking into just that. William Brangham begins our coverage. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Well, I respect the move, but the entire thing has been a witch-hunt. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: The president’s displeasure with the naming of a...

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