“I don’t mind,” Trump told a reporter who asked if the public has a right to see the report. “I mean, frankly, I told the House, if you want, let ‘em see it.”
The president spoke on the South Lawn of the White House before traveling to Ohio for a speech and a campaign fundraiser.
Trump railed against the legitimacy of the Mueller investigation but suggested that allowing people to see the report may convince them of his argument that the probe should have never occurred.
“Let it come out. Let people see it,” the president said. “Let’s see if it’s legit.”
But Trump also said the decision whether to release Mueller’s report rests with Attorney General William Barr, who has been coy about how much of the special counsel’s findings he will make public.