Rubio on Russia probe: 'I wouldn't use the term witch hunt'

Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRyan pledges 'entitlement reform' in 2018 Richard Gere welcomes lawmakers' words of support for Tibet Dem lawmaker gives McConnell's tax reform op-ed a failing grade MORE (R-Fla.) on Sunday said he wouldn't use the phrase "witch hunt" to describe the investigation into any ties between President Trump's campaign and Russia.

"I wouldn't use the term witch hunt," Rubio said during an interview on CNN's "State of the Union."

"I want to know the truth, I want to know the entire truth, I want us to put it in a report and I want to share it with you and the whole country so people can reach their own conclusion."

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In a tweet last week, Trump decried the naming of a special counsel to probe his campaign's alleged ties to Moscow as the "single greatest witch hunt" in American political history.

He added that there was never such a probe into what he called "illegal acts" committed during Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE's presidential campaign and former President Obama's administration.

Rubio said on Sunday he doesn't want to make any judgments before finding out the facts.

"We need an intelligence committee report that people have confidence in," he said.