Trump pushing conspiracy theory that Mueller was a 'hitman' in a plot to 'frame' the president
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Fox News (screengrab)

President Donald Trump is once again pushing conspiracy theories on his Twitter account.

On Tuesday, Trump posted a clip from Fox News of his television defense attorney, Rudy Guiliani, calling special counsel Robert Mueller a "hitman."

Fox News personality Sean Hannity asked Giuliani a whataboutism question, wondering why others weren't investigated instead of the president.

"Because he didn't care about the truth," Giuliani argued. "He was a hitman."

Trump quoted Giuliani as claiming, "the reality is that this was a plot from the very beginning to frame Trump..."