Trump says 'I never suggested firing Mueller,' despite former WH counsel testimony

In an exclusive interview with ABC News' chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, Trump said what Don McGahn told Mueller "doesn't matter."
1:51 | 06/14/19

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Transcript for Trump says 'I never suggested firing Mueller,' despite former WH counsel testimony
No special counsel should have ever been appointed you know why because there was no question hey don't choose me. They have no evidence of crime he lays out a lot of evidence including the episode where you ask your White House counsel John McCain talent Mahler has to go you column twice now. And say Mueller has to go. Call me when it's done and it you know this in the very simply. You're born I was at unifying moment. I never suggested firing moment. Do what he excuse I think it would thesis does it matter. That was to show everyone. What a good council he was why would god we had just totally lying under oath to do why would you answer wanted to make himself look like that the delay or. Or he believed it because I would constantly tell anybody that would listen including you including the media. That Robert Mueller was conflicted. Robert Mueller had a total capacity Baptist. And that is an instant if you answered these questions to be now why not answer them to Robert Mueller under. Because. They were looking to get us alliance. For slate misstatements I looked at what happened to people. And it was very unfair. Very very and very unfair. I gave them one point five million pages of documents right I gave them for a 500 witnesses I let them again. Testify led him to use the White House counsel. I let him to China. It was interesting I knew you didn't answer questions on struck when it went in and I can't answer questions answered them in writing Matt I don't know what has an answer a lot of questions. They gave me questions I answer them in right not an obstruction. Look like you're being otherwise okay do which is you know typical fee to C and state. Very simple it's very simple there was no crime there was no pollution.

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