John Kelly On Mueller Indictments: ‘Let The Legal Justice System Work’ and ‘We’ll See Where It Goes’
On the first night of Laura Ingraham‘s new show on Fox News, she asked chief of staff John Kelly for his reaction to the big indictment news for three of President Trump‘s former campaign operatives.
Ingraham cut to the chase on Monday when she asked if there are administration officials who are worried that Robert Mueller‘s indictments might lead to more charges against Trump’s old campaign staff. Kelly said the White House staff wasn’t worried since the “vast majority” of them wouldn’t have anything to do with Russian collusion.
“I think the reaction of the administration is let the legal justice system work, everyone is innocent — presumed innocent — and we will see where it goes,” Kelly answered.
When Ingraham asked whether a special counsel should investigate Hillary Clinton and the DNC over the Uranium One deal and the Fusion GPS dossier, Kelly said it was important to investigate accusations of collusion, though most Americans don’t care about this issue. Ingraham followed up by asking whether Mueller ought to recuse himself from the current investigation on Russia due to his role during the Uranium One deal.
Kelly wouldn’t answer the question directly, though he spoke about the importance of political objectivity as he said “the American people have an absolute right to know these things unless things are classified.” Kelly also praised Trump for releasing the government’s JFK files, even though the president delayed their release while also taking credit for their public disclosure.
Watch above, via Fox News.
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