Trump says he has not seen Mueller report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he will 'temporarily hold off' on declaring Mexican drug cartels as terror organization House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Artist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 MORE on Wednesday said he has not seen or read special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTrump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts House impeachment hearings: The witch hunt continues Speier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump MORE’s full report on the Russia investigation, one day after the attorney general refused to say if he shared it with the White House.

“I have not seen the Mueller report. I have not read the Mueller report. I won. No collusion, no obstruction. I won,” Trump told reporters on the South Lawn before traveling to Texas.

“As far as I’m concerned I don’t care about the Mueller report. I've been totally exonerated,” the president said.

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Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrSupreme Court denies Trump request to immediately resume federal executions Hillicon Valley: Pelosi works to remove legal protections for tech companies from USMCA | Treasury sanctions Russian group over 0 million hack | Facebook sues Chinese individuals for ad fraud | Huawei takes legal action against FCC Biden gets in testy exchange in Iowa: 'You're a damn liar' MORE raised eyebrows on Tuesday when he declined to answer a lawmaker’s question during a congressional hearing about whether he had given a copy of Mueller’s report to the White House or briefed officials on its contents. He said he expects to release a redacted copy “within a week.”

Democrats, and some Republicans, have pressured Barr to release the full report on Mueller’s investigation after he issued a four-page letter saying the special counsel did not find that Trump colluded with Russia’s election interference efforts in 2016 and did not determine if the president obstructed the probe.

Trump blasted the Mueller investigation as an “an attempted coup” and an act of “treason” by a group of lawyers and investigators “who truly hated Trump.”

The president has renewed his attacks on the special counsel probe in advance of the release of the broader Mueller report, which will give the public and Congress its first glimpse at the details of the two-year probe that shadowed Trump’s presidency.

Some Trump allies have been rattled by his victory lap over concerns that the full report could contain more damaging information than was included in Barr’s letter.