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Donald Trump is the victim of the 'single greatest witch hunt in America’s history'. According to Donald Trump.

His cries come after it emerged that an ongoing independent investigation has been exploring the possibility of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 US election. Trump strenuously denies there was any collusion.

Robert Mueller is leading the investigation, taking over from FBI director James Comey, who Trump fired less than two weeks ago.

Trump tweeted:

And then, of course, this happened:

But it's not the first time Trump has cried "witch hunt".

Far from it, in fact.

Last year it was the media:

And this year:

He even said it one week ago:

And he used it in relation to his former national security adviser, Michel Flynn, who infamously downplayed his contact with Russia’s ambassador to the US:

He's also used the phrase to describe a lawsuit against Trump University:

It's one of his go-to phrases.

HT Parker Molloy

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