Trump wants investigation into origin of Russian collusion narrative: report

President TrumpDonald TrumpSouth Carolina Senate adds firing squad as alternative execution method Ex-Trump aide Pierson won't run for Dallas-area House seat House Oversight panel reissues subpoena for Trump's accounting firm MORE supports an investigation into the initial rumors that his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia, according to Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.

Giuliani told The Atlantic that Trump isn't just going to "forget about it" following the conclusion in the report by special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump MORE, who investigated the allegations, that there was no evidence to prove coordination between Trump's campaign and Moscow.


“We’re now trying to prove who did it,” Giuliani said in an interview published Thursday. “The premise is, somebody had to have started the ‘he colluded with the Russians.’”

“Goddamn right he" wants the investigation, Giuliani said about Trump. "This is not ‘Oh, gee, it’s over, let’s forget about it.’”

Attorney General William BarrBill BarrMajority of Republicans say 2020 election was invalid: poll Biden administration withdraws from Connecticut transgender athlete case Justice Department renews investigation into George Floyd's death: report MORE sent a letter to Congress last weekend summarizing Mueller's findings, including that he did not find evidence proving collusion.

Trump and his supporters have taken a victory lap following the letter, with the president claiming “complete and total exoneration.” 

-Updated 8:05 p.m.