Pompeo interviewed in Mueller's Russia probe, Yates cooperating: report

CIA Director Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoPompeo speaks with Canadian foreign minister after tensions at G-7 Summit Singapore Summit a cause for optimism, however we must remain vigilant and show strength against Kim Trump wanted to move up North Korea summit at the last minute: report MORE has been interviewed as part of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's investigation into Russian election interference, NBC News reported.

Former acting Attorney General Sally YatesSally Caroline YatesIG report doesn’t fault Comey for ‘partisanship,’ but it should have for his incompetence Overnight Health Care — Sponsored by PCMA — Health chief grilled on Trump drug pricing plan, ObamaCare case Those who tout Trump’s ‘obstruction’ misrepresent the concept MORE has also cooperated with the special counsel, the network reported.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpSunday Shows preview: Lawmakers, Trump allies discuss Russia probe, migrant family separation Seth McFarlane: Fox News makes me 'embarrassed' to work for this company  'Art of the Deal' co-author: Trump would act like Kim Jong Un if he had the same powers MORE last year fired Yates from her post after she refused to defend his initial travel ban. She has since become a frequent critic of the Trump administration.

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Pompeo and Director of National Intelligence Dan CoatsDaniel (Dan) Ray CoatsGOP senator places hold on Trump counterintelligence nominee Civil liberties groups press Trump administration on NSA call record collection Trump’s ‘Syraqistan’ strategy is a success — and a failure MORE, who has also spoken with Mueller's team, are "peripheral witnesses" to the firing of former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeySunday Shows preview: Lawmakers, Trump allies discuss Russia probe, migrant family separation Giuliani: FBI, prosecutors investigating Trump belong in the psych ward Outrageous political bias determined the course of the Clinton 'investigation' MORE, one person familiar with the matter told NBC News. 

The report comes one day after news broke that Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsObama administration official: Separating migrant families undermines Melania Trump's 'Be Best' initiative Obama Homeland Security Secretary: Trump immigration policy 'unsustainable' Trump rips Democrats for allowing MS-13 'animals' into country MORE was interviewed last week in the Mueller probe, which is investigating, among other things, possible connections between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation in March, despite criticisms from Trump. It was reported earlier this month that Trump ordered White House counsel Don McGahn to block Sessions from recusing himself, but the attorney general do so anyway.

Comey was also interviewed last year by Mueller's team.

Trump has repeatedly dismissed the Russia probe as a witch hunt and denied collusion.

Mueller reportedly wants to question Trump on his decision to fire Comey and the departure of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

Two people familiar with Mueller’s investigation told The Washington Post that Trump’s legal team could present conditions for Trump to interview with Mueller’s investigators as soon as next week.