Is Donald Trump under investigation? Yes? No? Maybe? No one can be quite sure, least of all his attorney Jay Sekulow.
On Monday’s The Late Show, Stephen Colbert dissected the contradictions coming from the Trump camp since the Washington Post reported June 14 that the U.S. president faces an obstruction of justice investigation over alleged attempts to influence the FBI’s probe into whether Russia interfered in the 2016 election and the firing of director James Comey.
“Don’t get too excited. That’s just speculation from a hostile newspaper using anonymous sources, so naturally Donald Trump did the the smart thing and made no comment,” said Colbert to guffaws from the audience.
“I’m just kidding,” he added, pointing out that Trump, in tweets Friday, reacted to the investigation and said it was a “witch hunt” against him.
“Mr. President, you know the phrase ‘you better lawyer up?’ That’s short for, you better get a lawyer and shut…