Ryan Weighs In On Mueller Probe: ‘I Would Like To See It Get Wrapped Up’

on March 22, 2018 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) answers questions at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. Ryan answered a range of questions related to th... WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) answers questions at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. Ryan answered a range of questions related to the ominbus spending bill the House of Representatives is currently considering. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) MORE LESS

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said Thursday that while Special Counsel Robert Mueller should be “free to do his job,” he would like to see the probe reach its conclusion.

In a press briefing Thursday, a reporter asked Ryan about Vice President Mike Pence’s comment last week, referring to Mueller’s probe, that “it’s time to wrap it up.”

“I think he should be free to do his job, but I would like to see it get wrapped up, of course,” Ryan responded. “I mean, we want to see this thing come to its conclusion, but again, I’ve always said he should be free to finish his job.”

“It’s been a year, my guess is he’s probably coming to a conclusion,” Ryan added in a response to another question. “I can’t speak for that.”

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