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Trump's Lawyers Want Him to Refuse an Interview in Russia Inquiry

Trump's Lawyers Want Him to Refuse an Interview in Russia Inquiry | 05 Feb 2018 | Lawyers for President Trump have advised him against sitting down for a wide-ranging interview with the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, according to four people briefed on the matter, raising the specter of a monthslong court battle over whether the president must answer questions under oath. His lawyers are concerned that the president could be charged with lying to investigators. Their stance puts them at odds with Mr. Trump, who has said publicly and privately that he is eager to speak with Mr. Mueller as part of the investigation into possible ties between his associates and Russia's [alleged] election interference, and whether he obstructed justice. They are convinced that Mr. Mueller lacks the legal standing to question Mr. Trump about some of the matters he is investigating...