Former Trump legal spokesman to testify to Mueller about undisclosed call: report

Former Trump legal spokesman to testify to Mueller about undisclosed call: report
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A former spokesman for President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls Sri Lankan prime minister following church bombings Ex-Trump lawyer: Mueller knew Trump had to call investigation a 'witch hunt' for 'political reasons' The biggest challenge from the Mueller Report depends on the vigilance of everyone MORE’s legal team is expected to testify to special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE that White House communications director Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksEnd of Mueller shifts focus to existing probes Trump feared Mueller's appointment: 'This is the end of my Presidency' Investigators in Trump hush money probe interviewed Hicks, security chief: report MORE may have planned to obstruct justice, The New York Time reported Wednesday night.

Mark CoralloMark CoralloThe 81 names targeted in Democrats' expansive Trump probe The Memo: Capitol Hill braces for Cohen fireworks The Memo: Trump allies fret as legal troubles multiply MORE, who resigned in July, will reportedly tell Mueller about a previously undisclosed phone call between Trump and Hicks that took place after Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpIt is wrong to say 'no collusion' Nadler: I don't understand why Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr., others in Trump Tower meeting Impeachment? Not so fast without missing element of criminal intent MORE and others met with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in 2016.

Corallo plans to tell Mueller and his team that Hicks said during the call that emails from Trump Jr. about the meeting “will never get out,” prompting concerns that she may be considering obstructing justice, The New York Times reported.

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A lawyer for Hicks issued a denial to the newspaper.

“She never said that. And the idea that Hope Hicks ever suggested that emails or other documents would be concealed or destroyed is completely false,” Robert Trout told the Times in a statement. 

Trump Jr. eventually released the emails, in which he expresses interest in meeting with the Russian lawyer who claimed to have damaging information on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIt is wrong to say 'no collusion' 10 factors making Russia election interference the most enduring scandal of the Obama era And the winner of the Robert Mueller Sweepstakes is — Vladimir Putin MORE

“If it’s what you say I love it especially later in the summer,” Trump Jr. wrote.

The Trump administration initially said the meeting was set up to discuss a Russian adoption policy.

Mueller is leading a probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. His investigation has thus far led to two plea agreements and two indictments.

He has recently focused on how the Trump campaign sought to portray the Trump Tower meeting, The New York Times reported.

Mueller is reportedly seeking an interview with President Trump, who recently said he would be willing to sit for an interview under oath.

Trump’s lawyer then clarified that details of any interview are still being arranged.