Trump Reveals Why He Takes Mueller Investigation Personally: ‘You Do Better That Way’
President Donald Trump says he’s taking Robert Mueller‘s probe personally.
Speaking to reporters on Friday, Trump said that the reason he’s treating the Mueller investigation as a personal affront is because he believes it’s a winning tactic.
“They should have never had it,” Trump said of the investigation. “They’ve wasted millions and millions of dollars. There should have never been a so-called investigation. Which in theory it’s not an investigation of me, but as far as I’m concerned, I like to take everything personally because you do better that way. The witch hunt, as I call it, should never have taken place.”
Trump’s rambling then turned to the questions from Mueller when a reporter asked if the president’s lawyers were writing answers.
“My lawyers aren’t working on that. I’m working on that. I write answers,” Trump said. “My lawyers don’t write answers. I answered the questions very easily. Very easily. I’m sure they are tricked up because you know they like to catch people. ‘Gee, was the weather sunny or was it rainy? He said it may have been a good day. It was rainy and he therefore told a lie and perjured himself.’ Okay, so you have to be careful with people who probably have bad intentions. No, it’s, the questions were very routinely answered by me. By me. Okay?”
Trump added that he “just finished” the questions but has yet to submit them to the special counsel.
Watch above, via CNN.
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