WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s mangled truths on Russia probe, Cohen

WASHINGTON  | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s mangled truths on Russia probe, Cohen

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump can’t seem to get his facts straight when it comes to the Russia investigation.

Facing pressure as his former advisers are caught lying by special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump is launching fresh attacks on the probe as politically biased and Mueller as hopelessly “conflicted.”

This runs counter to ethics experts in Trump’s Justice Department who concluded that Mueller — a Republican — could fairly lead the probe into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.

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