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Interview with Mueller seems unlikely: Trump

ANI  |  Washington [U.S.A.] 

Donald on Wednesday said it was 'unlikely' that he will be required to give an interview in connection with the Russian collusion investigation.

He made this comment during a joint press conference with Norwegian

When asked whether he was willing to give an interview to Robert Mueller, said, "Well, there was no collusion between Russians and the campaign. Democrats are running for office and trying to say things.

For 11 months, we have had this phoney over this administration. It does hurt our It is a Democrat hoax that was brought up as an excuse for losing an There was no collusion, so we'll see what happens."

When was again asked for a specific answer, he said, "When nobody has found any collusion at any level, it seems unlikely you'd even have an interview."

Mueller and his team are investigating whether and Trump's Republican campaign co-ordinated to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential and whether worked to obstruct an FBI investigation into his aides.

Earlier had reported that Trump's lawyers are anticipating a request for the to talk to Mueller.

The intelligence community believes that the Russian was engaged in electoral interference during the 2016 U. S. presidential

A January 2017 assessment by the Office of the of (ODNI) stated that Russian leadership preferred Donald over and that Russian personally ordered an "influence campaign" to harm Clinton's electoral chances and "undermine public faith in the US democratic process.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 03:40 IST
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