“It’s a shame that our country had to go through this," Trump said in his first interaction with the press pool regarding the conclusions of the Mueller report.

Motorcade arrived at Palm Beach International at 4:45 pm. 

Trump spoke briefly to reporters outside AF1

“After a long look, after a long investigation, after so many people have been so badly hurt, after not looking at the other side where a lot of bad things happened…it was just announced there was no collusion with Russia,” Trump said, calling the collusion allegations, “the most ridiculous thing ever.”

“It was complete and total exoneration”

“It’s a shame that our country had to go through this. To be honest it’s a shame that your president had to go through this.”

“This was an illegal takedown that failed and hopefully somebody is going to be looking at their other side”

“It’s a complete exoneration”

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