Donald Trump wants probe into ‘treasonous’ political adversaries after Russia probe
The US president goes on the offensive after Robert Mueller clears him of conspiring with Russia in the 2016 US election
Washington — President Donald Trump, cleared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of conspiring with Russia in the 2016 US election, on Monday vented his anger at the inquiry and vowed investigations into unnamed political enemies who did "evil" and "treasonous things". The Republican president and his allies in Congress went on the offensive a day after the release of a summary of Mueller's report gave him a political victory ahead of his 2020 re-election bid, with no allegations of criminal wrongdoing brought against him at the end of a nearly two-year-long inquiry. US Attorney General William Barr on Sunday released a four-page summary of the findings of the investigation that detailed Russian interference in the 2016 election.
"There are a lot of people out there that have done some very, very evil things, very bad things, I would say treasonous things against our country," Trump told reporters at the White House, without mentioning anyone by name or citing specific actions. ...