A majority also say, however, that Mr. Trump should cooperate with Mr. Mueller, but by a slightly smaller percentage than earlier this year.
Giuliani, a former Mayor of NY who lost a Senate election to Hillary Clinton and was one of Trump's early supporters, went so far as to suggest the $ 130,000 Trump paid (which he had denied any knowledge of) was too little if there really was anything to the porn stars claim; if it was true she would have claimed millions.
The President also attempted to the put the probe beyond the legal and judicial ambit into the political orbit, asking, "Is this Phony Witch Hunt going to go on even longer so it wrongfully impacts the Mid-Term Elections, which is what the Democrats always intended?"
After the March meeting, Mueller's team agreed to provide the president's lawyers with more specific information about the subjects they wished to ask Trump, the Post reported.
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'US Embassy' road signs put up in Jerusalem
Trump has left the question of his participation in the embassy opening in doubt for months, saying that he might come. Palestinian leaders are refusing to meet Trump's peace negotiators because of the embassy row. "It is reality.
Texas woman's $18 Derby bet pays $1.2 million
In fact, the woman's winnings almost matched the $1.24 million prize Justify won in the famed thoroughbred Run for the Roses. Good Magic, who ran a good but futile second, is on the fence for the Preakness. "If he wins the Preakness then we'll see".
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in San Diego
Sessions' visit follows a March visit by President Donald Trump to Otay Mesa to survey border wall prototypes. He pledged to send more immigration judges to the border to resolve cases if needed.
No decision has been made on whether to permit the president to sit for an interview, but a person familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly on it told The Associated Press that the legal team hopes to resolve that question by May 17, the one-year anniversary of Mueller's appointment.
Fitton referred to the setback Mueller's investigators suffered Friday when the federal judge rebuked them for their treatment of Manafort, who faces charges of bank fraud as a result of Mueller's scrutiny. "And it's our responsibility to make sure those opinions do not influence their actions", Rosenstein said, adding: "I believe that Director Mueller understands that and that he is running that office appropriately". "Republicans better get tough and smart before it is too late!" What a total mess.
The special counsel wants to ask Trump about a number of topics, including the firings of Mike Flynn and James Comey, multiple contacts his advisers had with Russia and the infamous June 2016 sitdown at Trump Tower that Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort had with a Kremlin-connected lawyer and a shady Russian businessman and former spy.
He also criticized Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page and Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok, who made headlines for exchanging derogatory text messages about Trump.
"In light of the Special Counsel's public acknowledgement of the August 2 memo, the government has been assessing whether the acknowledgment alters its prior response to Request No. 3 [for documents describing the scope of Mueller's authority] of the FOIA request at issue in this suit", the DOJ said to Judicial Watch after the hearing.