05/19/2017

Trump On Special Counsel: 'Entire Thing Has Been A Witch Hunt... Russia Is Fine’ [Watch]

Bridget Johnson, PJ Media

WASHINGTON -- President Trump told reporters this afternoon that he does "respect" Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's decision to appoint former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel overseeing the Russia campaign investigation, "but the entire thing has been a witch hunt."

That echoed Trump's morning tweet: "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!"

Speaking alongside Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House, Trump added, "And there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign. But I can always speak for myself and the Russians -- zero. I think it divides the country. I think we have a very divided country because of that and many other things."

Trump touted decreased illegal crossings at the southern border and his upcoming overseas trip, which begins Friday in Saudi Arabia.

"That's what I want to be focused on," he said. "Because believe me, there's no collusion. Russia is fine. But whether it's Russia or anybody else, my total priority, believe me, is the United States of America. So thank you very much."

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