President Donald Trump continued to dispute the findings of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Wednesday, after the news that Mueller will testify publicly before the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees on July 17.
In a repeat line of attack against the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Trump scoffed at Mueller, who he said was “obviously not a Trump fan.” The president also didn’t stray from his stance that there was “no obstruction.”
“It never ends. We had no obstruction, we had no collusion,” Trump told Maria Bartiromo, the host of Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria,” in a wide-ranging phone interview. “It’s hard to have obstruction when you have no crime. … You didn’t have crime. You had crime on the other side.”
Trump has continued to deride the probe as a “witch hunt,” while Democrats have long accused the president of obstructing justice and thwarting their investigations.
“You had people spying on my campaign, it’s real simple,” Trump added. “It’s so illegal, it’s probably the biggest political scandal in history and they got caught doing it. And it was a reversal of sorts. It’s a horrible thing that happened.”
Mueller’s testimony is expected to…
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