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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 TrumpEx-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Ex-Biden adviser says Birx told him she hoped election turned out 'a certain way' Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' MORE’s legal team is expected to testify to 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 that White House communications director Hope HicksHope HicksUPDATED: McEnany, Fox News talks on pause Trump selects Hicks, Bondi, Grenell and other allies for positions Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus MORE may have planned to obstruct justice, The New York Time reported Wednesday night.

Mark CoralloMark CoralloFBI investigating political fundraising of former employees of Postmaster General DeJoy The 81 names targeted in Democrats' expansive Trump probe The Memo: Capitol Hill braces for Cohen fireworks 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.Don TrumpDonald Trump Jr. joins Cameo Book claims Trump family members were 'inappropriately' close with Secret Service agents Trump Jr. shares edited video showing father knocking Biden down with golf ball 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 ClintonTrump asks Biden to give Putin his 'warmest regards' Huma Abedin announces book deal Mystery surrounds Justice's pledge on journalist records 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.