Trump: Republicans should 'take control' of Russia investigation

President TrumpDonald John TrumpJoint Chiefs chairman denies report that US is planning to keep 1K troops in Syria Kansas Department of Transportation calls Trump 'delusional communist' on Twitter Trump has privately voiced skepticism about driverless cars: report MORE on Wednesday called on Republicans to “take control” of the investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Russia and labeled the ongoing probe the “single greatest Witch Hunt in American history.”

“There was no collusion, everybody including the Dems knows there was no collusion, & yet on and on it goes. Russia & the world is laughing at the stupidity they are witnessing. Republicans should finally take control!” Trump tweeted.

Trump has repeatedly labeled special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE’s investigation a witch hunt and has denied colluding with Russia during the presidential race. Last month Trump said even if there was collusion, “it’s not a crime.” He has also suggested the FBI instead investigate his 2016 opponent, Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGOP lawmaker defends Chelsea Clinton after confrontation over New Zealand attacks Klobuchar: Race, gender should not be litmus tests for 2020 Dem nominee Kirsten Gillibrand officially announces White House run MORE.

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In a tweet earlier Wednesday, Trump lashed out at Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinOvernight Health Care — Presented by PCMA — FDA issues proposal to limit sales of flavored e-cigs | Trump health chief gets grilling | Divisions emerge over House drug pricing bills | Dems launch investigation into short-term health plans The Hill's Morning Report - Boeing crisis a test for Trump administration Trump faces growing pressure over Boeing safety concerns MORE (D-Calif.) for unilaterally releasing the full transcript of an interview between congressional investigators and the co-founder of the opposition research firm that commissioned a controversial dossier on Trump during the 2016 campaign.

Democrats have claimed the dossier to be a roadmap to alleged collusion and corruption by Trump and his officials, while Republicans insist that it is full of unverified claims that the FBI might have used to improperly secure a warrant to spy on Trump’s campaign and transition.

Sen. Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyKlobuchar: ObamaCare a 'missed opportunity' to address drug costs Just one in five expect savings from Trump tax law: poll Divisions emerge over House drug price bills MORE (R-Iowa), who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he's not sure what the president had in mind with his comments, adding that he doesn’t plan to follow up with Trump on the matter.

“I don’t intend to have a discussion with the president on that point and I hope he doesn’t call me and tell me the same thing that you said he said,” Grassley told CNN’s Manu Raju on Wednesday when told about Trump's tweet.

The Judiciary Committee is one of several congressional committees conducting separate investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Some GOP lawmakers have in recent weeks accused the Mueller probe of bias against the president, citing anti-Trump text messages sent by a former member of Mueller's team.

It was recently reported that Trump’s team is discussing options for a possible interview with Mueller in the coming weeks.

Mueller’s investigation has thus far led to two indictments and two guilty pleas. 

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortBharara: 'Doesn't seem' Mueller's investigation 'ending any time soon' Dems fear Trump is looking at presidential pardons The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump condemns 'horrible' New Zealand mosque shootings MORE and his former associate, Richard Gates, were indicted on money laundering and tax fraud charges, among others.

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign policy adviser George PapadopoulosGeorge Demetrios PapadopoulosThe damning proof of innocence that FBI likely withheld in Russian probe We are not reliving Whitewater: Differences in Starr and Mueller investigations The 81 names targeted in Democrats' expansive Trump probe MORE pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

Updated: 11:57 am.