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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 John TrumpCorker: US must determine responsibility in Saudi journalist's death Five takeaways from testy Heller-Rosen debate in Nevada Dem senator calls for US action after 'preposterous' Saudi explanation MORE’s legal team is expected to testify to special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE that White House communications director Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksTrump: 'I don't call it tweeting. I call it social media' The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by PhRMA — Trump heads to battleground Iowa, where GOP House members seek help Hope Hicks to become Fox chief communications officer MORE may have planned to obstruct justice, The New York Time reported Wednesday night.

Mark CoralloMark CoralloTrump faces mounting legal pressure on three fronts Former aide: Trump equated US to ‘regime of a murderous kleptocrat’ The Memo: Trump's feud with Sessions grows toxic 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 TrumpElection Countdown: Small-donor donations explode | Russian woman charged with midterm interference | Takeaways from North Dakota Senate debate | O'Rourke gives 'definitive no' to 2020 run | Dems hope Latino voters turn Arizona blue Election Countdown: Florida Senate fight resumes after hurricane | Cruz softens ObamaCare attacks | GOP worries Trump will lose suburban women | Latest Senate polls | Rep. Dave Brat gets Trump's 'total endorsement' | Dem candidates raise record B Eric Trump: Trump Org has 'zero investments' in Russia or Saudi Arabia 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 ClintonRepublicans bail on Coffman to invest in Miami seat Katy Perry praises Taylor Swift for diving into politics Election Countdown: Small-donor donations explode | Russian woman charged with midterm interference | Takeaways from North Dakota Senate debate | O'Rourke gives 'definitive no' to 2020 run | Dems hope Latino voters turn Arizona blue 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.