Monday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh told his listeners he received an email with a “rumor” saying President Donald Trump was forecasting a letter from special counsel Robert Mueller exonerating him of wrongdoing.
Mueller has been investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
“I’ll tell you – I just heard a rumor,” Limbaugh said. “I just got an email with a rumor in it. The rumor is that Trump is telling people that Mueller is preparing a letter that exonerates Trump of any wrongdoing in all of this. It’s a rumor. I do not know if it’s true. I don’t know if Trump knows this. I don’t know if somebody told Trump this. I don’t know if it’s bogus. But the email that I got suggests Trump is telling people that he thinks – he’s pretty sure Mueller is going to write a letter pretty soon to assure the American people that their president is not guilty of anything that he’s looking into – that the country needs to know their president isn’t guilty.”
Limbaugh went on to add that it might not necessarily be in his best interest to fire Mueller given what opinion polling shows about his probe.
“Whether that’s true – but even if it’s not true, let’s deal with that because the odds of this – who knows?” he continued. “If Trump believes the public opinion polls, and Mueller is not doing well with the public opinion polls. This investigation is not polling well – if Trump believes whatever this investigation produces –that 45, 48 percent of the American people are not going to believe it, why tamper with that?”
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