Secretary of Housing and Urban development Ben Carson told Fox News radio Friday that he thinks President Trump should give special investigator Robert Mueller a chance.
Carson feels Trump should just allow Mueller to prove his innocence.
“I would give him the chance to see if he could do that because if there’s nothing there – he’s not gonna find anything anyway,” Carson said.
The comments come after Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey last month and speculation that Trump wants to fire special counsel Robert Mueller as well, as Mueller ramps up his investigation of Trump’s obstruction of justice charge.
Carson believes it’s a lot of smoke, no fire.
“That has been the case now for nearly a year – there’s nothing to find, that’s why they keep going down these empty rabbit holes. That will continue to be the case because there’s nothing there,” Carson added.
And the investigation has been the centerpiece of Trump’s first 6 months in office, not policy reform.
“It’s frustrating because it keeps us from getting to the things that need to be done, and I’m not sure that that isn’t the real reason for it,” Carson said.
Nonetheless, Mueller’s continued investigation of Trump’s possible obstruction of justice isn’t putting the President in any mood to let it lie.
I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2017
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