Trump says 'phony and fraudulent' Russia investigation 'should never' happen again

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens MORE said Sunday that the "phony and fraudulent" Russia investigation "should never" be able to happen to another president.

"Everybody is asking how the phony and fraudulent investigation of the No Collusion, No Obstruction Trump Campaign began. We need to know for future generations to understand. This Hoax should never be allowed to happen to another President or Administration again!" Trump said in a tweet.


Trump long railed against special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. While it was ongoing, Trump often referred to the probe as a "hoax" and a "witch hunt."

Last week, Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrTlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution 5 things to watch as Trump, Dems clash over investigations GOP lawmaker: Trump has engaged in multiple actions that 'meet the threshold for impeachment' MORE said in a letter to lawmakers summarizing Mueller's report that Mueller determined the Trump campaign did not coordinate with Russia ahead of the election. Mueller did not decide whether Trump obstructed justice, but Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinDemocrats are running out of stunts to pull from impeachment playbook Barr dismisses contempt vote as part of 'political circus' Flynn provided details in Mueller's obstruction inquiry, new memo shows MORE determined that he did not.

Trump previously said that an investigation similar to the Russia should probe should never happen again to another president. 

"This should never happen to a president again. We can’t allow that to take place," he said last week

Republicans in Congress have called for investigations into the origins of the Russia investigation and argued that the results invalidate the necessity of the probe.