Trump BLASTS Mueller: “Such A FOOL”

Mueller will probably need an ice pack after this…

President Trump, in an interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, said former Special Counsel Robert Mueller made “such a fool” out of himself when he delivered his first and only public statement about the investigation on Russia.

Speaking to Fox News amid his visit to Normandy, France to commemorate D-Day, Trump alluded to the confusion generated by Mueller’s remarks.

“Let me tell you, he made such a fool out of himself … because what people don’t report is the letter he had to do to straighten out his testimony because his testimony was wrong,” Trump explained to Ingraham.

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Trump was referring to Mueller’s initial suggestion that he was not charged with an obstruction of justice offense because of longstanding Justice Department policy.

“Charging the president with a crime was not an option we could consider,” Mueller said last week, citing an OLC opinion that states a sitting president cannot be indicted.

“If we had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said that. … We concluded that we would not reach a determination one way or the other about whether the president committed a crime,” Mueller said.

Mueller’s statements sparked controversy in the media and among congressional Democrats, who claimed they contradicted Attorney General Bill Barr’s original statements on Mueller’s obstruction of justice inquiry.