In front of the Oval Office, Trump again denied any collision between his team and Russia when he was questioned about the investigative powers that the Democrats will adopt in January.
"It's probably a harassment from the president, and we know how to deal with it. I know how to handle it better than anyone else," said Trump.
"After two years, there were no collusion," he added.
Trump has repeatedly used the term "President's Harassment" in the past to refer to Russia's involvement in the 2016 elections and possible clashes between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. He has also used the term to refer to the Democrats' criticism of his administration and a possible harsh oversight of the new democratically controlled house.
Special Prosecutor Robert Müller has not yet made a final decision on the extent of the links between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin during the 201
"You are talking about millions upon millions of dollars in wasted money," Trump said. "There were absolutely no collusion, but there was a lot of collusion between the Democrats, Russia, and many other people they might not have had to deal with, including very dishonest people."
does not detail what he meant.
Trump later criticized the Democrats for welcoming former FBI director James Comey after the president released him in May 2017. In an unwelcome screed against Comey, Trump said the Democrats wanted to dismiss Comey, but criticized Trump for dismissing him.
Comey, they thought he had done a terrible job. The democrats hated him. They demanded his resignation. They called for him to shoot, "Trump said.
Some Democrats accused Comey of conducting Hillary Clinton's e-mails, and later Trump's launch of Comey was seen by many Democrats as a possibility, FBI investigations
"As soon as I fired him, everyone said," Oh, why did you shoot him, why did you shoot him? Are you firing him? "" Trump said the situation was due to the Democrats' lack of support Comparing his frontier wall. "
" It's a shame what's happening in our country, "Trump whined, sitting behind the Resolute Desk," but besides, I wish everyone a Merry Christmas. "
This story has been updated.