Special counsel Robert Mueller suggested to President Trump’s lawyers earlier this year that he would subpoena Trump to appear before a grand jury if the president refused to talk with his team, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.
Mueller made the comment in response to the Trump legal team’s argument during a March meeting that the president wasn’t obligated to speak with federal investigators in the probe into Russian election interference, according to the Post.
“This isn’t some game,” Trump’s then-lawyer John Dowd reportedly replied. “You are screwing with the work of the president of the United States.”
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