President TrumpDonald TrumpOhio Republican who voted to impeach Trump says he won't seek reelection Youngkin breaks with Trump on whether Democrats will cheat in the Virginia governor's race Trump endorses challenger in Michigan AG race MORE’s lawyers are weighing options for his testimony before 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.
“Everything is on the table,” The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, citing a source close to the president's legal team.
Trump has expressed a willingness to testify before Mueller in the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The president, who has railed against the Russia investigation and called it a "witch hunt," said he’d be willing to speak “under oath,” but his lawyers have clarified that the details of any potential interview are still being worked out.
Trump’s legal team is reportedly considering the possibility of providing written answers, having the president give limited verbal testimony or other options.
Mueller reportedly wants to question Trump on his decisions to fire former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyGiuliani told investigators it was OK to 'throw a fake' during campaign DOJ watchdog unable to determine if FBI fed Giuliani information ahead of 2016 election Biden sister has book deal, set to publish in April MORE and former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Mueller's ongoing investigation continues to widen its reach.
Flynn and former Trump campaign adviser George PapadopoulosGeorge Demetrios PapadopoulosTrump supporters show up to DC for election protest Trump pardons draw criticism for benefiting political allies Klobuchar: Trump 'trying to burn this country down on his way out' MORE have pleaded guilty in Mueller’s probe on charges of lying to the FBI.
Former Trump campaign adviser Richard Gates also pleaded guilty Friday as part of a plea deal with Mueller on charges of conspiracy against the United States and making a false statement to the FBI.
Mueller last week filed a new, 32-count indictment against Gates and former Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortDOJ investigating one-time Trump campaign adviser over alleged ties to Qatar: report Foreign lobbyists donated over M during 2020 election: report Former Mueller prosecutor representing Donoghue in congressional probes: report MORE that contains the allegation that he took part in illegal lobbying work and committed financial crimes.
The Department of Justice announced earlier this month charges against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian organizations accused of attempting to interfere in the 2016 election. The indictment alleges the goal of the Russians was to support then-candidate Donald Trump and damage his opponent, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonAttorney indicted on charge of lying to FBI as part of Durham investigation Durham seeking indictment of lawyer with ties to Democrats: reports Paul Ryan researched narcissistic personality disorder after Trump win: book MORE.