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Mueller says staffers saved Trump by refusing to do what he said. Trump says ‘nobody’ disobeys his orders

Mueller says staffers saved Trump by refusing to do what he said. Trump says ‘nobody’ disobeys his orders
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that “nobody” disobeys his orders, a reference to the Mueller report, which paints a deeply unflattering picture of his presidency.

Trump made the comments Monday during the annual Easter Egg roll when asked by reporters about special counsel Robert Mueller’s portrayal of a White House in which staffers often ignore the president’s orders.

According to the 448-page report released Thursday, Trump discouraged witnesses from co-operating with prosecutors and prodded aides to mislead the public on his behalf to hamper the Russia probe he feared would cripple his administration.

But the report concluded that one reason Trump managed to stay out of trouble was that his “efforts to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful … largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests.”
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