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

CIA Director Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoThe Hill's Morning Report — Presented by the American Academy of HIV Medicine — Trump, Congress prepare for new border wall fight Overnight Defense: Trump to sign funding deal, declare national emergency | Shanahan says allies will be consulted on Afghanistan | Dem demands Khashoggi documents Senate confirms Trump pick William Barr as new attorney general 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 YatesHillicon Valley: House Intel panel will release Russia interviews | T-Mobile, Sprint step up merger push | DHS cyber office hosting webinars on China | Nest warns customers to shore up password security House Intel panel votes to release Russia interview transcripts to Mueller How the Clinton machine flooded the FBI with Trump-Russia dirt … until agents bit MORE has also cooperated with the special counsel, the network reported.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump nominates ambassador to Turkey Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago after signing bill to avert shutdown CNN, MSNBC to air ad turned down by Fox over Nazi imagery 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 CoatsEx-Trump official says intel community's testimony interfered in US-North Korea talks Is a presidential appointment worth the risk? Intel agencies' threat assessment matters more than tiff with Trump MORE, who has also spoken with Mueller's team, are "peripheral witnesses" to the firing of former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyMcCabe's 25th Amendment comments 'taken out of context,' spokeswoman says Ex-federal prosecutor: I would have 'owned' wearing a wire to record Trump Ex-federal prosecutor: 'Thank God' Whitaker is gone, Barr will bring 'integrity' back to DOJ 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 SessionsThe Hill's Morning Report — Presented by the American Academy of HIV Medicine — Trump, Congress prepare for new border wall fight The Memo: Trump and McCabe go to war McCabe book: Sessions once said FBI was better off when it 'only hired Irishmen' 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.