The White House issued the following statement at 7:23pm about the Justice Department's appointment of Robert Mueller to serve as special counsel for the Russia probe:
Statement from President Donald J. Trump
As I have stated many times, a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know – there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity. I look forward to this matter concluding quickly. In the meantime, I will never stop fighting for the people and the issues that matter most to the future of our country.