There’s some breaking news Tuesday afternoon as Jay Sekulow, counsel to President Trump, announced that the president had presented his written answers to Russia-related questions to Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Breaking: Trump has submitted his written answers to Special Counsel. “The questions presented dealt with issues regarding the Russia-related topics of the inquiry. The President responded in writing,” said Jay Sekulow, Counsel to the President
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) November 20, 2018
BREAKING: Lawyer: President Trump has turned over answers to written questions in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 20, 2018
BREAKING: President Trump's written answers to the special counsel's questions have been provided to the Special Counsel's Office, his personal lawyers say. https://t.co/kdrUxk2XiK
— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 20, 2018
— The Hill (@thehill) November 20, 2018
President Trump submits written answers to Mueller's questions in Russia probe https://t.co/N6zSlCxSmE
— TIME (@TIME) November 20, 2018
The submission caps off months of high-stakes wrangling between Mueller’s team and the president’s lawyers about what answers Trump would provide for investigators.
Trump’s attorneys have long maintained they would only answer questions pertaining to allegations that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, and not inquiries about whether Trump obstructed the federal investigation into the interference.
The Mueller probe is a huge scam. Never in American history has so much time and money been wasted on a BS investigation which has yet to uncover a scintilla of evidence that collusion even exists. Only the dopey still have faith in this nonsensical probe.
— Dan Bongino (@dbongino) November 20, 2018
A lot of people are hoping for a Thanksgiving miracle as Mueller finally drops the hammer on Trump for colluding with Russia. But then again, they wanted Mueller to bring them Trump’s impeachment last Christmas too.