Russian Federation probe investigators’ questions ‘very easy’ to answer

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Tensions have risen even higher over the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 USA elections since Trump called for the resignation of attorney general Jeff Sessions and replaced him with Matthew Whitaker on an acting basis. The move, contested by Democrats, was widely seen as an attempt to wrest oversight of the special counsel investigation from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Sessions had recused himself from any inquiries into alleged Russian political interference due to contacts he had not fully disclosed while working with the Trump campaign during the 2016 election. Although its investigation is a "hoax", he said, Trump also said he's heard it will probably wrap up soon and that "I'm sure it would be fine".

The source would not say if the concerns have been conveyed to Mueller's team.

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Mr Trump's team agreed to have the President submit written answers to questions relating to Russia's role in the election, but it is still possible Mr Mueller may press Mr Trump to answer questions on potential obstruction at some point.

Trump said that while he had finished the questions, he had not turned them into the special counsel yet. And Mueller's office asked a federal court in Washington, DC, for an extension on the sentencing of Rick Gates, the former Trump campaign deputy chairman, until January - a sign that Gates still has a significant amount of information for prosecutors. He also said he believed the courts would reject the legal challenges to Mueller's authority.

Additionally, some two-dozen Russians have been indicted for seeking to interfere with the last presidential election, mostly through cyber campaigns.

Trump's aides have repeatedly warned the president to refrain from targeting Robert Mueller.

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Mr Trump strongly denies any collusion, calling the probe "a witch hunt".

The president did not say when he would turn over the answers to Mueller.

For months, Trump has told confidants he fears that Donald Trump Jr., perhaps inadvertently, broke the law by being untruthful with investigators in the aftermath of a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer, according to one Republicans close to the White House.

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