24/07/2017 12:30 PM AEST

Donald Trump Is Super Sad That Republicans Won't 'Protect Their President'

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President Donald Trump says some Republicans won't "protect" him. 

President Donald Trump fired off a new attack on members of his own party Sunday, complaining on Twitter that Republicans don’t “protect” him. 

He wrote

Trump’s comment came shortly after a complaint about the investigation into the Russia scandal, which he once again labeled a “witch hunt.” 

Response from the president’s critics was swift: