Trump’s lawyers will set up an interview with Mueller — on these conditions

DCNFKevin Daley, DCNF

President Donald Trump’s lawyers are pursuing a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, under which Mueller would commit to a definitive end-date to his investigation in exchange for an interview with Trump.

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump’s lawyers, led by John Dowd, would make Trump available to Mueller if he agrees to end the Trump-related portions of his investigation by a certain date. A 60-day deadline has been suggested in this connection.

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The legal team would also like the special counsel to limit the scope of his questions to matters relating to the dismissals of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and former FBI Director James Comey. Flynn has since pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators and is believed to be cooperating with Mueller.

The story is sourced to an unnamed person familiar with the Trump legal team’s thinking.

Both Dowd and Mueller declined comment for the story.

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