Trump wants investigation into origin of Russian collusion narrative: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpSarah Huckabee Sanders becomes Fox News contributor The US-Iranian scuffle over a ship is a sideshow to events in the Gulf South Korea: US, North Korea to resume nuclear talks 'soon' 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 MuellerMueller report fades from political conversation Trump calls for probe of Obama book deal Democrats express private disappointment with Mueller testimony 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 BarrBarr says he has seen 'nothing' to undercut Epstein autopsy findings Prosecutors are mainly to blame for the criminal justice crisis The Hill's Morning Report - Trump hews to NRA on guns and eyes lower taxes 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.