President Donald Trump said he briefly discussed special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in a call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, but didn’t warn his Russian counterpart to not meddle in the next US election.
“We didn’t discuss that. Really, we didn’t discuss it. We discussed five or six things. We also went into great detail on various things,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office after the phone call, which occurred on Friday morning.
Earlier, Trump tweeted he’d discussed the “Russian hoax” with Putin, along with other issues, during their hour-long phone call.
“(Putin) sort of smiled when he said something to the effect that it started up as a mountain and ended up as a mouse. But he knew that because he knew that there was no collusion. Pretty much that’s what it was.”
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