Donald Trump said Saturday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team are targeting him with ‘bulls**t.’
‘We’re waiting for a report by people who weren’t elected,” he complained in a speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, talking about Washington’s collective anxiety over when Mueller’s final report will arrive at the Justice Department and how much of it the public will see.
‘Robert Mueller never received a vote. And neither did the person that appointed him,’ he stabbed.,
Trump was talking about the special counsel and Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general who appointed him at the
The president also vented at the media for taking him seriously in 2016 when he joked that he wanted Russians to release Hillary Clinton’s tens of thousands of deleted emails to the public.
The president mocked his first attorney general Jeff Sessions for handing the Russia investigation to Rosenstein by recusing himself from the probe early on without telling Trump of his plans.
‘And as you know, the attorney general says, “I’m gonna recuse myself”,’ Trump snarked in full southern drawl.
‘And I said, “Why the hell didn’t he tell me that before I put him in?” How do you recuse yourself?’
The Russia probe, began as a counterintelligence investigation into claims that Trump’s campaign plotted with Russian agents to tilt the 2016 presidential election in his favor.
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