Leaky Schiff? Trump Accuses Democratic Lawmaker Of Leaking Details Of Russia Probe

Pauline Gross
January 13, 2018

"I've been in office now for 11 months", Trump said of the probe.

Past year when he was asked if he would testify under oath as part of Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the election, Trump said yes "one hundred percent".

Trump has given contradictory answers to the question of whether he will have a formal sit-down with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

The FBI begins a counter-intelligence investigation of Russia's attempt to influence the presidential election, including whether Donald Trump's campaign associates were involved.

"We'll see what happens", the president said when pressed by a reporter on Wednesday.

Senate Democrats released an extensive report on Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, saying that it fit into a almost two-decade pattern of meddling with governments around the world.

While denying collusion with Russia, Trump's tweets did not mention another aspect of an investigation led by Mueller: Claims the president sought to obstruct justice in the Russia investigation by firing FBI Director James Comey in May. And it could have implications for some of the most sensitive aspects of Mueller's inquiry, including the examination into possible obstruction of justice related to the abrupt dismissal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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After the book's publication, Bannon expressed regret about his statements, saying said his criticism was aimed at Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman who also attended the meeting.

Pence - who has been a key figure during moments in the Trump campaign, transition and White House that Mueller is investigating - would cooperate with a request for an interview, this person said.

Trump's comments come after US media reported that Mueller had informed the White House that he probably will seek to interview Trump as part of his probe.

Solberg then took the opportunity to push the virtues of environmentally sound technology but Trump responded with a brusque - and freakish - answer.

"In November, we started delivering the first F-52s and F-35 fighter jets", Trump bragged about the reported $10 billion order.

It's unclear whether Trump would get away with refusing to comply with a subpoena from Mueller. "And, in theory, everybody tells me I'm not under investigation".

Her staff helped conduct the interview with Mr Simpson, who had also asked for the interview to be released. "The Democrats should have won, because they have such a tremendous advantage in the Electoral College", the U.S. president said.

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