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GOP rep: Trump tweets on Muller aren’t ‘helpful at all’

Rep. Adam KinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerOvernight Defense: Officials rush to deny writing anonymous op-ed | Lawmakers offer measure on naming NATO headquarters after McCain | US, India sign deal on sharing intel Lawmakers introduce resolution to back naming NATO headquarters after McCain Satellite images raise alarms about North Korean nukes MORE (R-Ill.) said on Tuesday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump renews attacks against Tester over VA nominee on eve of Montana rally Trump submits 2017 federal income tax returns Corker: Trump administration 'clamped down' on Saudi intel, canceled briefing MORE’s tweets about special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election are not helpful.

“I don’t think it’s helpful at all. Whenever you tweet, there can be trouble,” Kinzinger told CNN. “Especially when it is a tweet based out of kind of what is going on at the moment. So I wish he didn’t.”

The congressman’s remarks came shortly after Trump tweeted that “attorney-client privilege is dead” and said Mueller’s investigation was “a total witch hunt.”

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On Monday, FBI agents raided the office and hotel room of Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen after receiving a referral from Mueller.

The search did not appear to be directly related to Mueller’s investigation but likely resulted from information that the special counsel’s team uncovered and handed over to New York prosecutors.

“For me, I just want to say, at the end when we get answers, we’ll figure it out from there,” Kinzinger added.

Kinzinger said that he does not view Mueller’s actions as an attack on the country.

“Justice needs to be served in whatever capacity, so it’s not an attack on our country,” he said.