Donald trump believes that the appointment of spectracolor “Russia’s intervention in the American elections in 2016” — “witch hunt”. He stated this during a joint press conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, reports .
“I believe that this seriously harms us. We see that the country has become confused, divided,” said trump. He added that he had asked the previous Director of the FBI James Komi to terminate the investigation concerning the former assistant to the American leader for national security Michael Flynn, who had resigned on 13 February “because of the White house incomplete information” about contacts with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak.
Earlier, the President has argued that is not afraid of the investigation. According to him, it will show that its election campaign by a foreign power and there was “no conspiracy”. “I look forward to closing this case. I will never cease to fight for people and issues that are of great importance for the future of our country,” said trump.
Earlier Wednesday, a former official of the U.S. justice Department and former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed special adviser to oversee the investigation attributed to Russia’s attempts to interfere in the presidential election of 2016.
Allegations about the alleged Moscow’s intervention in the elections, in particular, contained in the published in January, declassified part of the report, which was prepared by the CIA, FBI and NSA. It said that Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed to organize a campaign to discredit the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and win trump. Moscow denies all these charges.