President Trump’s personal legal team is preparing written answers to questions submitted by special counsel Robert Mueller, CNN reported Thursday.
The development could mark a breakthrough in the prolonged battle between Trump’s personal lawyers and the special counsel’s office over whether and how the president would answer Mueller’s questions regarding possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia and obstruction of justice.
While the two sides have agreed on this initial round of questioning, the special counsel has reportedly insisted that Mueller’s team have the opportunity to follow up. Trump’s legal team and the special counsel are still negotiating if the president will be interviewed in person.
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