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Wolff: WH officials think if Mueller targets Trump's finances, ‘he’s sunk’

Author Michael Wolff said people in the White House believe that if special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump MORE looks into President TrumpDonald TrumpHarry Reid reacts to Boehner book excerpt: 'We didn't mince words' Man arrested for allegedly threatening to stab undercover Asian officer in NYC Trump says GOP will take White House in 2024 in prepared speech MORE's finances in the Russia probe, the president is "sunk."

"People don't think in the White House — don't think that he colluded with Russia," Wolff, the author of a controversial new book on the Trump White House, said during an interview with CNBC's "Squawk Box."

"They do think that if the investigation goes near his finances, he's sunk."

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Wolff also said he was "confident" in the accuracy of everything printed in his book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."

The book, released last week, has sparked controversy. Trump and his allies have criticized the book and sought to defend the president against the allegations made in it.

Mueller is currently investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

According to a report published Monday, Trump's legal team is talking about possible formats in the case that Mueller asks to interview Trump in the Russia investigation.

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

In July Trump warned Mueller against investigating his family's finances beyond the probe into ties between his campaign and Russia.

Last year, former Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortHunter Biden blasts Trump in new book: 'A vile man with a vile mission' Prosecutors drop effort to seize three Manafort properties after Trump pardon FBI offers 0K reward for Russian figure Kilimnik MORE was indicted on charges including conspiracy against the United States, tax fraud and money laundering in connection with the Russia probe.