Trump Urges GOP To ‘Play Along With The Game’ Of Releasing Mueller Report

US President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC on February 12, 2019. - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he wasn't "happy" with a preliminar... US President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC on February 12, 2019. - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he wasn't "happy" with a preliminary deal by US lawmakers to provide funding for a border wall with Mexico but added another government shutdown was not likely. "I can't say I'm happy, I can't say I'm thrilled," he told a cabinet meeting in the White House.But he indicated he could supplement the offer from Congress from other sources and lay the dispute to rest. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 16, 2019 12:20 p.m.

President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that he told Republicans to vote for a non-binding resolution to release the Mueller report because it “makes us all look good and doesn’t matter.”

Apparently all Republicans didn’t get the message, since Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) blocked the mostly symbolic vote from happening in the Senate as well. Graham insisted that a section be included about Attorney General William Barr setting up a special counsel investigation to probe the Department of Justice’s handling of Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Just this week, Trump seemed to pull an about-face on the Mueller report, tweeting that there should not be one at all. Previously, Trump has stuck to acting blasé about the report, claiming that he has nothing to fear.

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