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New York Times: Trump lawyers worried he could get caught lying to Mueller

President Donald Trump's attorneys are trying to sway him against agreeing to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller partially out of concern he might incriminate himself through false statements and could be charged with lying to investigators, The New York Times reported Monday evening.

WH directs Bannon to avoid answering Hill queries in Russia probe

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon faced angry lawmakers from both parties during a contentious interview that stretched more than 10 hours on Tuesday, as he was hit with subpoenas on multiple fronts and was accused by a top Democrat of agreeing to a White House "gag order."

Bharara: Flynn lawyers likely discussing cooperating with Mueller

Former U.S. attorney Preet Bharara said Sunday that it's likely President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is in discussions with special counsel Robert Mueller about cooperating with his investigation into Russian meddling in last year's election.

Rubio: Trump firing Mueller 'not going to happen'

Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday he doesn't believe President Donald Trump will fire special counsel Robert Mueller or deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein from the federal investigation into Russian election meddling.

Feinstein: Judiciary committee must 'step up and carry its weight'

The top Democrat on the Senate judiciary committee on Sunday repeated her call for the panel to investigate whether the Trump administration sought to obstruct justice in events surrounding the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, saying the committee, with its staff of lawyers, is the appropriate venue for such an inquiry.

Gergen: Kushner should take 'leave of absence'

Former presidential adviser David Gergen said Friday he believes top Donald Trump aide Jared Kushner should seriously consider taking a "leave of absence" in the wake of the investigation into possible ties between Trump's associates and Russia.

Washington Post: Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and trusted aide Jared Kushner may have discussed creating a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin with Russia's ambassador Sergei Kislyak, The Washington Post reported Friday, citing US officials briefed on intelligence reports.

Sources: Nunes still has say in Russia probe subpoenas

Rep. Devin Nunes, who stepped aside from leading the House intelligence committee's Russia probe under a cloud of controversy, still is in charge of a key decision: Whether to issue subpoenas to obtain records and testimony central to the investigation.