Trump took possession of his interpreter's notes after a 2017 meeting in Hamburg and instructed the linguist not to discuss the matter with other administration officials, the Post said, citing current and former US officials.
And Trump's former presidential campaign chair, Paul Manafort, has been convicted in one case brought by Mueller and pleaded guilty in another, over financial crimes related to his work in Ukraine before the 2016 campaign, and for witness tampering.
In one instance, following a meeting Trump had with Putin in Hamburg, Germany, in 2017 that former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was also present for, a White House adviser and a senior State Department official were seeking additional information from Trump's interpreter that was more than the information provided in a readout from Tillerson.
Trump's failure to allow other officials into the room or share notes of the meeting has become something of a Rorschach test inside the government.
When asked whether the Senate should subpoena a translator so they can see what Trump and Putin have discussed behind closed doors, Cruz said he would like to learn "a little more" but that it would be premature to take that action.More news: Run on birdies gives Matt Kuchar one-shot lead at Sony Open
Passage of the resolution of disapproval of Treasury's decision would require the approval of both the Democratic-majority house and the Senate, led by Trump's fellow Republicans who are unlikely to break with his policy.
The Post reported that the US interpreter present at the official Hamburg meeting was approached by other administration officials seeking more information about what the two leaders discussed.
Trump surprised his aides by deciding, with just a few hours' notice, to call in to Jeanine Pirro's show on Fox News on Saturday night to push back against coverage of his presidency on multiple fronts, particularly published reports about his approach toward Russian Federation.
"I had a conversation like every president does". "I do it with all countries". I'm not keeping anything under wraps. I don't with care.
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Cruz was responding to a report by The New York Times which revealed that Trump's decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey resulted in a counterintelligence investigation into whether the president was working for the Russian government, either intentionally or otherwise.
"Anybody could have listened to that meeting", he said of a closed-door, one-on-one meeting with Putin in Helsinki.
"I'm in the White House, and majority are in different locations. After the rigged & botched Crooked Hillary investigation, where she was interviewed on July 4th Weekend, not recorded or sworn in, and where she said she didn't know anything (a lie),". The senator also suggested that his Texas constituency cares more about border security and economic policies than Mueller's investigation into Russian Federation campaign meddling and possible collusion between the then-presidential candidate's campaign team and Moscow officials.More news: Arsenal lack consistency for top-four finish, says Unai Emery