Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh on Sunday cautioned President TrumpDonald TrumpUN meeting with US, France canceled over scheduling issue Trump sues NYT, Mary Trump over story on tax history McConnell, Shelby offer government funding bill without debt ceiling MORE against claiming vindication in the Russia investigation, arguing that could get him into trouble down the road.
“I would be very careful if I were President Trump, here” Limbaugh told “Fox News Sunday.”
“The danger for the president is — it would be very, I think, seductive for him to embrace this totally embrace this — ‘see see I’ve been vindicated,’ ” he added.
The remarks from Limbaugh come after the Justice Department last week announced indictments against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups as part of the special counsel’s probe into Russia's election interference and any potential ties between Trump campaign staff members and the Kremlin.
Trump previously claimed that the release of a controversial Republican memo alleging surveillance abuses by the Justice Department “totally vindicates” him in the Russia probe.
Limbaugh on Sunday argued this kind of claim is “the worst thing” Trump could do because it may get him into trouble should the special counsel issue additional indictments.
“The worst thing he can do in his world is to validate this whole investigation by claiming victory here because what if down the road, there is another indictment or a series of indictments that do name Trump or do name the Russians and Trump campaign colluding,” Limbaugh said.