GOP senator: If Trump colluded with Russia the world would already know

GOP senator: If Trump colluded with Russia the world would already know
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Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottWhite House spokesman: Trump didn't mean to compare his experience with 'darkest moments' in US history Blood cancer patients deserve equal access to the cure Rand Paul: 'We deserve to know' identity of Trump whistleblower MORE (R-S.C.) pushed back against former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanBrennan's CIA a subject of Barr's review of Russia investigation: report Federal prosecutors interviewed multiple FBI officials for Russia probe review: report Trump denies knowledge of Barr meeting in Italy, says it would be appropriate MORE’s claims that there is evidence of President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham to introduce resolution condemning House impeachment inquiry Support for impeachment inches up in poll Fox News's Bret Baier calls Trump's attacks on media 'a problem' MORE colluding with Russia during the 2016 election, saying if there was such evidence “the entire world would already know.”

“If there is a scintilla of evidence that the president colluded with the Russians and Brennan had that evidence, the entire world would already know,” Scott told Fox News’s Neil Cavuto on Saturday.

Brennan, who had his security clearance revoked by Trump his past week, wrote in an op-ed for The New York Times on Thursday that Trump’s “claims of no collusion are, in a word, hogwash.”


The former CIA director’s argument centered around Trump’s public statements and media reports on the ties between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

“So the fact of the matter is, a part of what he said in his op-ed is that the president’s public comments suggest collusion,” Scott said on Saturday. “I think that’s ridiculous.”

The president has repeatedly insisted that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.

Trump has repeatedly attacked special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerFox News legal analyst says Trump call with Ukraine leader could be 'more serious' than what Mueller 'dragged up' Lewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network MORE’s probe as biased, “rigged” and a “witch hunt,” demanding that it be shut down.

Meanwhile, The New York Times reported Saturday that White House counsel Don McGahn has been cooperating with Mueller’s probe and has spent about 30 hours interviewing with the special counsel’s team.