Trump’s legal team rejects Mueller interview offer, counters with smaller scope


He also stops by the White House to have lunch with Chief of Staff John Kelly and White House Counsel Don McGahn regularly, and updates Trump's team before major news breaks.

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday night that he has told President Donald Trump that ending the special counsel investigation of Robert S. Mueller III would undermine GOP chances in November.

Sekulow confirmed in a statement that the legal team "responded in writing to the latest proposal" from the special counsel, but declined to comment on the substance of the response.

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Rudy Giuliani, another lawyer for Trump, in a statement reiterated calls to end the Russian Federation probe. "We're re-stating what we have been saying for months: it is time for the Office of Special Counsel to conclude its inquiry without further delay".

Democratic strategist and Fox News Contributor Jessica Tarlov added that a strategy for the president is to "not tell a lie". "I can see a way in which [Mueller] may agree with it".

Connolly said it is possible that Mueller could complete his investigation without interviewing Trump. "If the President decides not to cooperate he decides not to cooperate, and Mueller can address that in terms of whether the President is a target or not, and whether the President can be an unindicted co-conspirator as Richard Nixon was cited by Leon Jaworski".

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Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani has expressed concerns about obstruction questions but said Trump's legal team may be receptive to "one or two questions that (Mueller's investigators) really need" about obstruction.

The negotiations come amid a backdrop of Trump's escalating attacks on the probe, including his blunt declaration that his attorney general should terminate the probe "right now".

The exchange of offers between Mueller and Trump's team comes as Trump's former campaign manager stands trial for a multitude of charges connected to financial fraud. He joined the network as a senior national correspondent in January 2011, based in the Atlanta bureau.

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