Trump says he's 'looking forward' to being interviewed by Mueller

Trump says he's 'looking forward' to being interviewed by Mueller

Trump says he's 'looking forward' to being interviewed by Mueller

Trump told reporters that he is looking forward to talking to Robert Mueller under oath, which suggests that he thinks that he can lie to the Special Counsel and get away with it.

He concluded that the interview could take place in two or three weeks.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been questioned by investigators examining whether Russian Federation colluded with the Trump campaign in the 2016 election. Furthermore, per the report, Trump's lawyers hoped to present his testimony "in a hybrid form - answering some questions in a face-to-face interview and others in a written statement". In December, Trump told The New York Times it was "too bad" Sessions had recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

Mueller's office also interviewed former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey shortly after Trump fired Comey in May 2017, a person familiar with the matter said.

Media reports indicate Mueller also spoke with Attorney General Jeff Sessions although it is not clear if the questions centered primarily on Comey's dismissal or Session's contacts with Russian officials particularly former Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak.

With many of Trump's closest aides having now been questioned, the president and his lawyers are preparing for the prospect of an interview that would likely focus on some of the same obstruction questions.

USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 campaign using hacking and propaganda to attempt to tilt the race in favour of Mr Trump.

"You're going to have people getting jobs again - and we're going to make our own products again".

As part of his investigation, Mueller is focusing on whether Trump obstructed justice when he removed his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and fired FBI Director James Comey, according to two US officials.

However, Trump fired Comey in May past year, over suspicions that he tried to obstruct the FBI investigation along with his Russian contacts.

Donald Trump with Mr Sessions in December past year.

"She didn't do it under oath, but I would do it under oath, " Trump said, according to The Washington Post.

Sessions served on the Trump campaign as an adviser and surrogate.

Trump has denied giving Comey that order.

Two weeks ago, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was subpoenaed by Mueller to testify before a grand jury.

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