US President Donald Trump said Friday that he is willing to be interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia meddling probe, but only if he gets fair treatment.
“I would love to speak, but I have to find that we’re going to be treated fairly,” Trump told reporters.
“I would love to speak because we’ve done nothing wrong,” he said.
Trump said Mueller’s team of veteran investigators were Democrats, suggesting he could not get a fair shake in the probe into whether his election campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 election, and whether he had illegally tried to obstruct the Mueller investigation.
“The problem we have is that you have 13 people that are all Democrats and they’re real Democrats. They’re angry Democrats. And that’s not a fair situation,” Trump said as he left the White House for a trip to Texas.
“I have to find that we’re going to be treated fairly. Because everybody sees it now and it’s a pure witch…