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Lawyers tell Mueller didn't obstruct justice

Lawyers for President Donald have met numerous times over the course of recent months with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to plead their case for ending the Russia investigation, it was reported on Thursday.

's attorneys submitted a series of written memos to Mueller detailing why they believe the president did not obstruct justice when he fired James Comey as FBI director earlier this year, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The lawyers told Mueller they believe Comey was unreliable as a witness because he was prone to exaggeration and he has leaked information to the press.

Mueller is investigating whether fired Comey in order to obstruct the federal investigation into alleged collusion between his campaign and the Russian government.

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Lawyers for President Donald (left) have met numerous times over the course of recent months with Special Counsel Robert Mueller (right) to plead their case for ending the Russia investigation

's lawyers have argued to Mueller that the president was within his constitutional right to dismiss Comey on May 9.

The Journal reported that Mueller agreed to accept the memos from 's attorneys though there is no indication as to whether they succeeded in persuading the special counsel to shift course in his investigation.

The man who heads 's legal team, John Down, told the Journal: 'I just don't think it's appropriate to discuss my communications with Special Counsel Mueller. Why should I rupture a relationship with the special counsel?'

Not only does it appear that Mueller was not swayed by 's lawyers, but

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