US Vice President Mike Pence has called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to “wrap up” his investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
“What I think is that it’s been about a year since this investigation began,” Pence said in an interview with NBC News on Thursday. “Our administration has provided over a million documents, we’ve fully cooperated in it and in the interest of the country, I think it’s time to wrap it up.”
“And I would very respectfully encourage the special counsel and his team to bring their work to completion,” he added, stressing that the administration was fully cooperative with the probe and would continue to do so.
Mueller is investigating alleged collusion between US President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia.
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