Trump again calls Russia probe 'witch hunt' as possible 1st indictment looms

President 's lawyer said Trump wasn't referring to the special counsel probe.

Sources tell ABC News the special counsel team has sought charges against at least one unidentified target.

The president's lawyer handling the response to the Russia investigation said Trump's tweets Sunday are not related to the special counsel's activities.

“Contrary to what many have suggested, the president’s comments today are unrelated to the activities of the special counsel, with whom he continues to cooperate,” lawyer Ty Cobb said.

It's unclear what is the source of Trump's suggestion that Democrats paid $12 million for the dossier.

The Clinton campaign and the DNC paid law firm Perkins Coie $12.4 million during the 2016 campaign for representation, according to The New York Times. Perkins Coie hired another company for work that led to the dossier but it is unclear how much the law firm paid that company.

The president also suggested that the focus on the Russia investigations is an attempt to undercut Republicans' push for "historic tax cuts."

All of this "Russia" talk right when the Republicans are making their big push for historic Tax Cuts & Reform. Is this coincidental? NOT! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 29, 2017

CNN first reported a federal grand jury approved charges brought by Mueller’s team.

It's unclear at this point how significant this potential action might be.

Mueller is investigating whether there was any collusion between members of the Trump presidential campaign and Russia in connection with the 2016 election. The special counsel has also been probing the financial dealings of some key Trump associates.