Jan 8, 2018

Report: Trump legal team discussing interview options with FBI

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President Donald Trump. Photo: Kevin Dietsch-Pool / Getty Images

"Anticipating that Special Counsel Robert Mueller will ask to interview President Donald Trump, the president’s legal team is discussing [with FBI investigators] a range of potential options for the format, including written responses to questions in lieu of a formal sit-down," per NBC News:

  • "Trump’s legal team is seeking clarification on whether the president would be interviewed directly by Mueller, as well as the legal standard for when a president can be interviewed, the location of a possible interview, the topics and the duration. But the president’s team is also seeking potential compromises that could avoid an interview altogether."
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