President Trump said Monday that special counsel Robert Mueller acted honorably, offering rare praise for the man who led the Russia investigation after he ended it without accusing Trump of colluding with Russia.
Asked by reporters at the White House if Mueller acted honorably, Trump responded, “Yes, he did.”
Trump has spent much of the last two years deriding the special counsel’s investigation as a “witch hunt,” calling Mueller “conflicted” and claiming the the special counsel’s team was stacked with biased Democrats.
Asked Monday if the investigation was a witch hunt, Trump said it was “100 percent the way it should’ve been.”
“It was a false narrative, it was a terrible thing. We can never let this happen to another president again,” Trump said during an Oval Office meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Read more at The Hill.