President Donald Trump leveraged the opinion of talk radio host Rush Limbaugh on Sunday to suggest that investigators on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team should be facing prison terms for a political cover-up.
'These guys, the investigators, ought to be in jail. What they have done, working with the Obama intelligence agencies, is simply unprecedented,' trump tweeted, attributing the words to Limbaugh, the nation's most listend-to radio host.
'This is one of the greatest political hoaxes ever perpetrated on the people of this Country, and Mueller is a coverup,' he continued, citing Limbaugh by name. The radio host said something similar on 'Fox News Sunday.'
Radio host Rush Limbaugh said on 'Fox News Sunday that some of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators should be jailed for mounting a cover-up of a 'silent coup' against President Donald Trump
Trump tweeted a tweaked-for-space version of some of Limbaugh's comments on Sunday