Mueller to interview ex-Trump aide Sam Nunberg: report

Mueller to interview ex-Trump aide Sam Nunberg: report
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Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg will be interviewed by special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE on Thursday, according to multiple reports.

The news was first reported by Charlie Gasparino on the Fox Business Network and confirmed by NBC's Katy Tur.

Nunberg worked as an aide to the Trump campaign until he was fired in 2015 for allegedly breaching a confidentiality agreement.

The interview comes days after Mueller announced an indictment against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups for their interference in the 2016 election.

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Nunberg admitted last year that he had made up a viral story about then-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) being sent to pick up McDonald’s for then-candidate Trump to embarrass then-candidate Trump.

- Updated at 2 p.m.