Mike Pence Wants Mueller to 'Wrap It Up'

Casey Dawson
May 12, 2018

"Do you think he's a bad guy?" In an interview with Andrea Mitchell on NBC's Today, the vice president urged Mueller to finish his investigation into the Trump campaign's possible collusion with Russian Federation.

"Do you think his investigation is a hoax?"

President Donald Trump has continually called Mueller's sprawling investigation a "witch hunt" and denied any "collusion" with Russian entities regarding the 2016 campaign.

The vice president responded that the Trump administration had been cooperative with Mueller's team, adding that he would "very respectfully encourage" the special counsel to close up shop.

"And we'll continue to", Pence continued.

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"Well, what I can say is that that private matter is something I don't have any knowledge about, and I think the White House issued a statement saying the same", Pence replied.

According to Pence, the property of trump provided "full cooperation" in the investigation of Mueller, including gave him more than a million documents. Comey's dismissal on May 9 of a year ago was what eventually led Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint Mueller as special counsel.

"In the interests of the country, I think it's time to wrap it up", Pence told NBC News early Thursday morning after meeting three Americans just released by North Korea.

Mr. Trump's diplomatic success story came after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to North Korea for the second time since Easter weekend.

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