Trump: I told Republicans to vote for 'transparency' in releasing Mueller report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump mocks wind power: 'When the wind doesn't blow, just turn off the television' Pentagon investigator probing whether acting chief boosted former employer Boeing Trump blasts McCain, bemoans not getting 'thank you' for funeral MORE said Saturday that he told Republican leadership to vote in favor of releasing special counsel Robert Mueller's highly anticipated report, saying that transparency "makes us all look good."

"On the recent non-binding vote (420-0) in Congress about releasing the Mueller Report, I told leadership to let all Republicans vote for transparency," he tweeted. "Makes us all look good and doesn’t matter. Play along with the game!"

The House unanimously passed a resolution Thursday calling on Department of Justice (DOJ) officials to release Mueller's report about his investigation into Russian election interference in 2016.

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Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamMcConnell calls McCain a 'rare patriot' and 'American hero' after Trump criticism The Hill's Morning Report - Trump, Dems put manufacturing sector in 2020 spotlight GOP steps up attack over tech bias claims MORE (R-S.C.), a Trump ally, blocked the resolution in the Senate later Thursday, after it passed the House.

Graham, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, objected to the resolution after Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerGOP senator: Trump's criticism of McCain 'deplorable' Schumer to introduce bill naming Senate office building after McCain amid Trump uproar Why we need to build gateway now MORE (D-N.Y.) refused to add a provision to the measure asking the Department of Justice to appoint a special counsel to investigate DOJ misconduct in the probe of 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump mocks wind power: 'When the wind doesn't blow, just turn off the television' Trump's approval rating stable at 45 percent Kellyanne Conway: 'I think my gender helps me with the president' MORE's email use and the Carter Page Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act applications.

Schumer accused Graham of using a "pretext" to block the resolution.

The vote this week came as lawmakers, particularly Democrats, have increased their calls for Mueller's final report to be released to Congress and made public.

Mueller is investigating Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election as well as possible collusion with the Trump campaign.

There has been much speculation surrounding when Mueller will release his findings, particularly after leadership changes at the DOJ.

William Barr was confirmed as attorney general last month to oversee the special counsel, and he has said he will push to allow as much of Mueller's report to be released as possible.

Trump has repeatedly called the probe a "witch hunt" and insisted that he did not collude with Russia.