Pence calls on Mueller to wrap up' Russian Federation probe

Pence calls on Mueller to wrap up' Russian Federation probe

Pence was asked what he thought of Mueller, with NBC's Andrea Mitchell inquiring if he believed the former FBI director and federal prosecutor was a "bad guy" or if he would also label the investigation a "witch hunt".

Vice President Pence went on to praise President Trump's effort's with North Korea, which have been accredited to the release of three american detainees from North Korea.

Elkhart County was very good to the President during his campaign.

His comments come just one day after President Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear accord. "And I would respectfully encourage the special counsel and his team to bring their work to completion".

In Nixon's State of the Union Address on January 30, 1974, the former president had said: "As you know, I have provided to the special prosecutor voluntarily a great deal of material".

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Pence's statement also came a year after Trump fired former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.

Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, which set off a series of events leading to the appointment of Mueller as special counsel on the Russian Federation probe by the Department of Justice.

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani says the president could plead the Fifth Amendment and refuse to answer questions - if the White House were to lose an inevitable court challenge to the subpoena's legality.

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