Trump wants investigation into origin of Russian collusion narrative: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn Seven years after Sandy Hook, the politics of guns has changed 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) Swan MuellerJeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay Trump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts 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 BarrWilliam Pelham BarrJudge rejects DOJ effort to delay House lawsuit against Barr, Ross Holder rips into William Barr: 'He is unfit to lead the Justice Department' Five takeaways on Horowitz's testimony on Capitol Hill 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.