“As you know, I have provided to the special prosecutor voluntarily a great deal of material. I believe that I have provided all of the material that he needs to conclude his investigations, and to proceed to prosecute the guilty and to clear the innocent. I believe the time has come to bring that investigation and the other investigations of this matter to an end.”
That was what Mike Pence said yesterday, right?
Nope. That was Nixon during Watergate. Here’s Pence, because it’s actually not that easy to tell the difference.
“What I think is that it’s been a year since this investigation began, our administration has provided over a million documents, we’ve fully cooperated in it, and in the interest of the country I think it’s time to wrap it up, and I would very respectfully encourage the special counsel and his team to bring their work to completion.”