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Rep. Hunter on Mueller report: 'It's over. Let it die'

Posted at 3:00 PM, Apr 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-23 20:19:15-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Rep. Duncan Hunter responded to the Mueller report Tuesday at a Congressional Luncheon.

When asked about the report, Hunter responded, saying he’s glad it’s over. “It’s over. Let it die. I know the media hates it to be over, but it’s over. Sorry media.”

Hunter also said he isn’t concerned about some of the things the report claims President Trump tried to do. “It’s over, it’s time to move on,” Hunter said once again.

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The comments came at a Congressional Luncheon where lawmakers were set to discuss federal issues such as immigration, the 2020 election and the Mueller report.

The event was put on by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and brought all five of the region’s Congressional members together for a panel discussion.

The Mueller report was released last week after years of investigation.

The report concluded that members of the Trump campaign knew they would benefit from Russia's illegal actions to influence the election, but didn't take criminal steps to help.

The report also details cases in which Trump reportedly asked aides to take actions to influence the investigation, but that they were unsuccessful because the aides refused orders.

CNN contributed to this report.