Trump: 'Nobody disobeys my orders'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel approves 0.5B defense policy bill House panel votes against curtailing Insurrection Act powers after heated debate House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops MORE on Monday said "nobody disobeys" his orders after special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE wrote in his report that Trump attempted to influence the Russia investigation but was unsuccessful because his aides didn't follow his demands.

"Nobody disobeys my orders," Trump told reporters outside of the White House at Monday's Easter Egg Roll. 

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A redacted version Mueller's report, which was released Thursday, detailed several cases in which Trump potentially obstructed justice.

But Mueller wrote that Trump's efforts "were mostly unsuccessful" in influencing the probe because those around him "declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests."

“The President’s efforts to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests," the report reads.

In one instance, Trump in 2017 ordered then-White House counsel Don McGahn to remove Mueller. McGahn refused, according to the report, which states that he decided "that he would resign rather than trigger what he regarded as a potential Saturday Night Massacre."