Mueller Might Accept Some Written Answers From Trump In Russia Probe

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"But", she added, "that's a bit like firing Mueller, as many Republicans have warned - it just ups the case for impeachment because the president appears to be hiding something". His Friday letter indicated that he may revisit his long-running request to pose questions to Trump directly about Russia's activities during the campaign after reviewing his answers.

"We continue to maintain an ongoing dialogue with the office of the special counsel", Sekulow said. "They're essentially saying, 'We'll deal with this at a later date'".

Reached by ABC News, the Trump legal team declined to comment.

Attorneys sent a response letter Wednesday after Mueller's team notified the president's lawyers they were open to limiting questions to Russian Federation and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. In March, Mueller raised the prospect of subpoenaing Trump if he refused to be questioned voluntarily. The team has argued that the executive has broad powers he is allowed to exercise without fear of prosecution and without risk of being subject to a grand jury investigation.

'So that's four things, that's four, then you have the conflicts of the people - you know I call them the 17 angry Democrats, I guess they're being lowered down now, ' Trump said, referencing staff that transferred out of Mueller's office.

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Giuliani's startling admission was tucked inside an expansive New Yorker profile of the former New York City mayor and Trump attorney, published online Monday.

The president could submit written answers to questions about whether his campaign was involved with Russian interference in the 2016 election.

The president's lawyers have previously advised him against doing an interview with Mueller's team. The person said the Trump legal team has not responded to the offer.

Contrary to his lawyer's efforts, Trump has continued to insist to them and to aides that he wants to be questioned by Mueller.

"Republicans are trying to hide as much about Kavanaugh's record as they can because they know it would be damning", Meyers argued, showing Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) bang his gavel as 2010's Grassley, on split screen, demanded all documents relating to then-Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan and ample time to review them. Trump has said he knew nothing about the meeting before it happened.