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Reported Mueller Questions For Trump Hint At Detail Not Yet Public In Russia Probe

The New York Times published an account of questions it says the special counsel's office wants to ask President Trump in a prospective interview.
President Trump on Tuesday blasted a New York Times report about a list of questions special counsel Robert Mueller would ask him in a prospective interview. Source: Alex Wong

Updated at 10:34 a.m. EDT

Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller may have developed evidence not yet public about contacts between Donald Trump's campaign and the Russian government as it attacked the 2016 election, based on questions published Monday by The New York Times.

obtained more than 40 evidently submitted by Mueller's office to Trump's legal team. Someone "outside" the legal team then gave the document to , which described its contents, although not verbatim.

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