Mueller seeks phone records on first Trump Jr.-Russia statement
Mueller departs the Capitol after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP
Special Counsel Bob Mueller has requested phone records relating to the initial, misleading statement about the Trump Tower meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer that was drafted aboard Air Force One, Politico reports, citing two people "familiar with the investigation."
Why it matters: President Trump helped draft that statement, which carries legal risk.
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