"The FBI has not had that special reputation with what happened in the campaign, what happened with respect to the Clinton campaign, and even you could say directly or indirectly with respect to the much more successful Trump campaign", he said.
With growing calls from largely Democratic lawmakers that the Trump administration could no longer credibly conduct any investigation into Russian Federation in the midst of Comey's ouster, Mueller was thrust into the picture.
Asked whether he pressured the FBI to close its investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn - as was reported earlier this week - President Donald Trump flatly said he had not. It is special. All over the world, no matter where you go, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is special.
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He later reiterated: "There was no collusion, and everybody - even my enemies have said, there is no collusion".
He added: "As far as I can recall, the Trump administration maybe one month or two months before. had an official ban on laptops on airlines from seven middle Eastern counties and it was connected directly with the terrorist threat". "And then on top of that, after the Wednesday performance by Director Comey, you had a person come and have to readjust the record, which many people have never seen before, because there were misstatements made".
President Trump in the joint press conference emphasized that Colombia is a key partner in the war against drugs.
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He said that he thinks the appointment of a special counsel "divides the country".
He joked that some United States media were acting like communist newspapers in the former Soviet Union and not offering real news.
Today marked the first time since the appointment of a special counsel that Trump publicly addressed Comey's firing and the subsequent news of a memo written by the ex-FBI director. "I hope you can let this go", referring to the inquiry into Flynn's actions. Santos is expected to ask Mr. Trump, who is making cuts to foreign aid, to renew funding to support a peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces. Tim Scott, R-S.C. "I do think that the special prosecutor provides a sense of calm and confidence perhaps for the American people, which is incredibly important". "Everybody thinks so. And again, we have to get back to working our country properly so that we can take care of the problems that we have".
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