Trump Documents Handed to Mueller to Avoid ‘Perjury-Trap’ Interview

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The Trump legal team has reportedly turned over written material to special counsel Robert Mueller in what is being described as an effort to head off a possible perjury-trap interview.

Citing “two people familiar with the situation,” the Washington Post on Monday said the written answers “chronicle key moments under investigation” in Mr. Mueller’s probe of whether Trump campaign officials collaborated with Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

The reason, The Post reported, is that the Trump legal team fears having President Trump, who has a penchant for off-the-cuff remarks unrestrained by details, testify directly, in person under oath for hours by an experienced prosecutorial …

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