Donald Trump Refused Repeated Requests to Commit to Not Shutting Down Russia Investigation
Type: Disdain for Rule of LawOct 14 2018 Severity: Targeted: Robert MuellerAbout: Russia
Donald Trump refused to commit to not shutting down Special Counsel Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling in the 2016 election and instead claimed he has "no intention" to shut it down. When pressed repeatedly, Trump said he won't "pledge anything" and went on to say the investigation has been "very unfair" against him.
Quote | Instead he simply stated he has "no intention" to shut it down.
"Well, I-- I don't pledge anything. But I will tell you, I have no intention of doing that. I think it's a very unfair investigation because there was no collusion of any kind."
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