President Trump in a new interview with Fox from the White House questions special counsel Robert Mueller’s objectivity, saying he is “very, very good friends” with fired FBI Director James Comey.
Trump also argues that Mueller has hired Hillary Clinton supporters and people who worked for his 2016 White House opponent to work on his investigation, a situation he describes as “ridiculous.”
The president does not say that Mueller should recuse himself, in response to a direct question for “Fox and Friends” host Ainsley Earhardt.
“Well he’s very, very good friends with Comey. Which is very bothersome,” Trump says, with first lady Melania Trump at his side. “We’re going to have to see. But there has no obstruction, there has been no collusion. There has been leaking by Comey. And virtually everyone agrees on that.”
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