Former special counsel Robert Mueller said his investigation was not a “witch hunt” as he defending the probe to the House Intelligence Committee.
“It is not a witch hunt,” Mr. Mueller said in response to a line of questions by committee Chairman Adam Schiff, California Democrat.
President Trump has repeatedly slammed Mr. Mueller’s 22-month investigation into allegations of links between his campaign and Russia as “a witch hunt.”
The president even revived the complaint in a tweet moments before Mr. Mueller took center stage in an earlier hearing Wednesday.
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