Trump Retweets Meme Showing Rosenstein, Obama Behind Bars

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Saagar Enjeti White House Correspondent
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President Donald Trump retweeted a meme from a fan account showing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and former President Barack Obama behind bars, in an active Twitter spree Wednesday morning.

The meme also showed special counsel Robert Mueller, former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, Clinton herself, her aide Huma Abedin, former FBI Director James Comey, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former President Bill Clinton, and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

All of the figures included in the meme have played a role in either the special counsel probe or in scandals that embroiled the Clinton campaign throughout the 2016 presidential election.

Rosenstein’s inclusion in the meme is particularly noteworthy because he currently serves as Trump’s own deputy attorney general. Rosenstein appointed Mueller nearly a year and a half earlier and oversaw the investigation for almost its entire length. The deputy attorney general no longer is in charge of the probe after Trump fired former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

The president’s retweet of the meme followed an angry missive on the progress of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, saying:

Trump has also tweeted his incense that Mueller’s team is not focusing on the allegedly illegal dealings of Clinton and her associates, noting: