"Law enforcement officers and prosecutors may never select the timing of investigative steps or criminal charges for the goal of affecting any election, or for the objective of giving an advantage or disadvantage to any candidate or political party", reads a 2016 Justice Department memorandum issued by then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch, which mirrors language issued by previous attorneys general ahead of federal elections.
Trump did not address the charges themselves or name the congressmen, but the tweet was apparently referring to the indictments this summer of Representatives Chris Collins of NY and Duncan D. Hunter of California, the president's two earliest congressional endorsers.
Election analysts believe there is a 50 percent chance the Democratic Party will take control of the House, in which all 435 seats are up for grabs in the November 6 elections.
"Two long running, Obama era, investigations of two very popular Republican Congressmen were brought to a well publicized charge, just ahead of the Mid-Terms, by the Jeff Sessions Justice Department", the Republican president wrote. "Two easy wins now in doubt", Trump tweeted. Really sick!' he tweeted.
Collins has suspended his reelection campaign, while Hunter is running for reelection, alleging political bias by the Justice Department. Collins has denied wrongdoing but will not seek re-election.
The president also compared Sessions unfavorably to Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired, "Lyin" James Comey, ' saying they'd become martyrs to the very same lawmakers who'd previously despised them after resisting orders from Trump.
Duncan Hunter of California faces accusations that include spending campaign funds for personal expenses, while Chris Collins of NY has been charged with insider trading.
A spokeswoman for Sessions declined comment, and the White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The Justice Department also began investigating Hunter past year, with the House Ethics Committee announcing in March 2017 that it was holding off on taking action against Hunter because the Justice Department had launched a criminal investigation into his use of campaign funds. "These two men have been charged with crimes because of evidence, not because of who the president was when the investigations began", Sasse said in a statement.
USA political scientist and columnist Brian Klass called Mr Trump's outburst "insane".
"He's not hiding how he views the law, law enforcement, of justice".
Mr Trump has previously pressed Mr Sessions to investigate his perceived enemies and has accused Mr Sessions of failing to take control of the Justice Department. After the recusal, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the probe, which Trump calls a "witch hunt". In 2016, he made a $5,400 contribution to Trump's presidential campaign. US intelligence agencies have concluded Russian Federation tried to help Trump win the 2016 election, but the Kremlin denies meddling.
Gerrard had not utilised any substitutes until the eightieth minute when he introduced Glenn Middleton for Ryan Jack. McGregor then pushed an Ntcham free-kick past his near post for a corner which came to nothing.
Franklin also sang at President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009. "This is something that I'll be in history", she told AFP. Ranked the best singer of all time by Rolling Stone in 2008, Franklin received many accolades over the years.
UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar Knut Ostby said the UN was "disappointed by today's court decision". Aung San Suu Kyi , the country's de facto leader, has faced strong criticism over her handling of the Rohingya crisis .
Zidane, meanwhile, is now out of work after resigning as Real Madrid boss after the end of last season. The former Chelsea boss said that last season was successful, even if he did not win any silverware.
While VHA is now Australia's third-largest mobile operator, TPG is one of the country's largest internet service providers. One of Australia's most acquisition-hungry telcos, TPG, is to merge with mobile carrier Vodafone Australia .
The Swiss maestro broke the Frenchman's serve again, however, in the 11th game en route to clinching the first set. It was then that Lahyani climbed down from his chair at the changeover and advised Kyrgios to show more interest.
Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura warned that miscalculations may occur, leading to an "unforeseen escalation". On Thursday the Kremlin called Idlib a hotbed of terrorists and said not tackling the problem was not a good option.
Air Macau cancels two flights due to Typhoon Jebi
As the typhoon lashed Shikoku and the Kii Peninsula, evacuation warnings and advisories were issued in many areas. The Tokyo metropolitan area may see strong winds, though the typhoon is unlikely to pass close to the capital.
Saban apologized to reporter for postgame outburst
The Alabama Crimson Tide kicked off their defense of last season's national title with a 51-14 drubbing of Louisville . Taylor was absolutely right to ask the question in her postgame interview on the field, whether Saban likes it or not.
Blue Jays trade Donaldson to Indians
That home run was Donaldson's 41st of the season and his league-leading 123rd RBI, helping him secure the AL MVP that year. The Blue Jays will play host to the Indians for a four-game set at Rogers Centre beginning Thursday.
Khalil Mack reportedly dealt to the Bears
The Vikings had spent multiple first-round picks on defensive ends in the years leading up to that deal and all had busted. For months Khalil Mack has been silent as he holds out in hopes the Oakland Raiders give him a massive new contract.
USA to stop aid to Palestinian refugee agency
In January, the Trump administration released $60m (£45m) in funds but withheld a further $65m (£50m) it had been due to provide. Palestinian officials have condemned the United States decision to end all funding to the UN's Palestinian refugee agency.
STD cases hit an all-time high in the US
Ceftriaxone is the only antibiotic left in the world that is known to have any effect on gonorrhea . The number of new STD cases have continued a "steep, sustained increase" since 2013, CDC reported.