Mueller planned to ask Trump about Manafort's campaign outreach to Moscow: report
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Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE plans to ask President TrumpDonald TrumpChinese apps could face subpoenas, bans under Biden executive order: report Kim says North Korea needs to be 'prepared' for 'confrontation' with US Ex-Colorado GOP chair accused of stealing more than 0K from pro-Trump PAC MORE about his former campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortLegal intrigue swirls over ex-Trump exec Weisselberg: Five key points There was Trump-Russia collusion — and Trump pardoned the colluder Treasury: Manafort associate passed 'sensitive' campaign data to Russian intelligence MORE's possible outreach to Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to interview questions obtained by The New York Times. 


The publication reported that Mueller wants to ask the president, "What knowledge did you have of any outreach by your campaign, including by Paul Manafort, to Russia about potential assistance to the campaign?”

Manafort has not yet been linked publicly to any campaign outreach to Russia. 

He was charged last year in Mueller's probe along with a former business associate, Richard Gates, of hiding millions of dollars made from lobbying work in Ukraine from U.S. authorities.

Gates pleaded guilty to the charges this year, while Manafort has pleaded not guilty.

Manafort's trial is slated to begin in September. 

The Times on Monday said it obtained the questions Mueller plans to ask Trump, which involve the president's past business dealings, his relationship with Moscow and his connections with former staffers who have been subjects in the probe.