Head of Donald Russia probe seeks White House records during presidency ...


Robert Mueller is believed to want to see documents that relate to 13 “areas of interest”, including those relating to Mr ’s sacking of the FBI director James Comey and his son’s meeting with a Russian lawyer, according to US reports.

Mr Mueller is also believed to be interested in any files relating to the sacking of Michael Flynn, the national security adviser, in February.

The retired lieutenant general was fired in February after it was revealed he misled Vice President Mike Pence about December phone calls he had with the Russian ambassador at the time Sergey Kislyak.

Mr Flynn has claimed he had only exchanged holiday greetings with Mr Kislyak when in reality they had discussed economic sanctions against Russia.

Robert Mueller (L) and US President Donald TrumpAFP/GettyRobert Mueller (L) has requested White House documents for his investigation into Donald

Donald branded claims his aides colluded with Moscow as fake news.

Mr Mueller is also said to be looking into the Oval Office meeting in which Mr told Russian officials firing "nut job" FBI chief James Comey in May had relieved "great pressure" on himself.

The special counsel is also believed to have asked for documents relating to the White House response to questions about Donald Jr’s June 2016 Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer.

The relationship between Donald and Vladimir Putin, in picturesWed, July 19, 2017 The relationship between Donald and Vladimir Putin is under intense scrutiny as ties between the two leaders are being examined for possible illegal activity
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and US President Donald Trump talking during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg

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