12 May, 2018
"What I think is that it's been about a year since this investigation began", fired-back the Vice President.
"I believe that, in the interests of the country, it's time to complete the investigation", said Pence in an interview with NBC News after the release of the three detainees in the DPRK Americans.
Pence has not been almost as bombastic as President Donald Trump, who's called the investigation a "witch hunt".
"Do you think his investigation is a hoax?"
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"Our administration has been fully cooperating with the Special Counsel-" Pence started.
Mueller is exploring potential links between the Trump presidential campaign and also the Kremlin, in addition to things that "could appear specifically from the investigation". "And I would very respectfully encourage the special counsel and his team to bring their work to completion".
"Why write original material when Nixon can write it for you?" remarked cable television host Joe Scarborough on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Thursday. In just under a minute, Tapper made it clear why this call - echoed by President Donald Trump and many of his supporters - is both absurd and a betrayal of the rule of law.
When NBC asked Pence about Cohen, Pence tried to distance the Trump administration from that part of the investigation, calling it a "private matter".