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Pence says it's time for Mueller to "wrap it up"

Pence says it's time for Mueller to

Vice-president Mike Pence claimed Thursday it is time for special counselor Robert Mueller to conclude that his probe of Russian interference at the 2016 election.

Pence's remarks echoed calls by President Donald Trump and his lawyers, who have argued that there is no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation and that Mueller is now seeking to trap Trump into committing perjury about his actions related to the investigation. "We've fully cooperated in it, and in the interest of the country, I think it's time to wrap it up".

"Do you think his investigation is a hoax?"

The Justice Department tapped Mueller to lead the investigation nearly a year ago. Our administration has provided more than a million documents.

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.

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His comment raised a red flag for "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough, who mentioned the interview with Mitchell on his show on MSNBC later that morning.

Vice President Mike Pence touted the nation in what he dubbed a "momentous week for America on the world stage".

Mueller is exploring potential links between the Trump presidential campaign and also the Kremlin, in addition to things that "could appear specifically from the investigation".

As for the whole controversy surrounding Cohen paying off Trump's alleged mistress Stormy Daniels and reportedly selling access to the president by receiving hundreds of thousand of dollars from corporate giants, Pence said it was a "private matter" and he had no knowledge of it.


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