Special Counsel Robert Mueller Could Interview President Trump Within Weeks

Breitbart | 1/8/2018 | Staff
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President Trump is likely to be interviewed in some capacity by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to reports.

There are discussions among Trump’s legal team on how the president could be interviewed, according to the Washington Post and NBC News on Monday.

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Mueller brought up the issue of interviewing Trump during a meeting in late December with the president’s lawyers, the Post reported.

An interview could take place within the “next several weeks,” a person “close to the president” told the Post.

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“This is moving faster than anyone really realizes,” the person said, adding that the president is comfortable participating in an interview and believes it would put to rest questions over whether his team coordinated with Russia during the 2016 election.

Trump’s attorneys are reportedly reluctant to allow him to sit down for an open-ended, face-to-face questioning without clear parameters.

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Options could include written answers to some questions. Mueller’s team would also have to demonstrate that it could not obtain the information they are seeking without interviewing the president.

Ty Cobb, the lawyer overseeing the White House’s response to the Russia investigation, told the Post he remains confident any portion of the investigation related to the president or the White House will wrap up...
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