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AP FACT CHECK: Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?

June 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and one of his personal lawyers have contradicted each other over whether the president is under investigation by the special counsel probing Russians’ meddling in the 2016 election and possible links with the Trump campaign.

Trump tweeted that he is; lawyer Jay Sekulow says he isn’t.

An AP Fact Check finds that statements on the subject by both men raise questions about accuracy. But only one of them can be right about their central point — whether the special counsel investigation has expanded to the president.

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