Donald Trump has praised the Department of Justice inspector general report, claiming that the report showed an effort to overthrow the government — even though the report insisted the opposite.
The president falsely claimed during a White House meeting that the report — which found evidence of mistakes by American officials, but debunked claims of a conspiracy against the Trump campaign —had shown an effort to "overthrow" the US government, and that it was "far worse" than he expected.
"It is incredible. Far worse than I would've ever thought possible. And it's an embarrassment to our country, it's dishonest," Mr Trump said.
Mr Trump continued for a while, before adding: "This was an overthrow of government. This was an attempted overthrow, and a lot of people were in on it and they got caught."