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

CIA Director Mike PompeoMike PompeoWhite House denies pausing military aid package to Ukraine The Hill's Morning Report - ObamaCare here to stay The Hill's Morning Report - After high-stakes Biden-Putin summit, what now? MORE has been interviewed as part of 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's investigation into Russian election interference, NBC News reported.

Former acting Attorney General Sally YatesSally Caroline YatesSally Yates: I never thought that I'd be saying, 'Yeah, go Liz Cheney' ABC lands first one-on-one TV interview with Garland since confirmation Appointing a credible, non-partisan Jan. 6 commission should not be difficult MORE has also cooperated with the special counsel, the network reported.

President TrumpDonald TrumpWhat blue wave? A close look at Texas today tells of a different story Democrats go down to the wire with Manchin Trump's former bodyguard investigated in NY prosectors' probe: report 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 CoatsFormer Trump officials including Fiona Hill helped prepare Biden for Putin summit: report Will the real Lee Hamiltons and Olympia Snowes please stand up? Experts see 'unprecedented' increase in hackers targeting electric grid MORE, who has also spoken with Mueller's team, are "peripheral witnesses" to the firing of former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyMystery surrounds Justice's pledge on journalist records NYT publisher: DOJ phone records seizure a 'dangerous incursion' on press freedom Trump DOJ seized phone records of New York Times reporters 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 - After high-stakes Biden-Putin summit, what now? Border state governors rebel against Biden's immigration chaos Garland strikes down Trump-era asylum decisions 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.