Chris Wallace after interviewing Trump: I don't think there's a chance he sits for Mueller interview

"Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace says he doesn't think there's a chance President TrumpDonald John TrumpActivists highlight Trump ties to foreign autocrats in hotel light display Jose Canseco pitches Trump for chief of staff: ‘Worried about you looking more like a Twinkie everyday’ Dershowitz: Mueller's report will contain 'sins' but no 'impeachable offense' MORE will sit for an interview with special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE

Wallace made the comments Friday while appearing on Shepard Smith's Fox program to preview his sit-down with the president, which is set to air Sunday.

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While Wallace declined to open up about certain parts of the interview, he noted that he asked Trump if there was a chance he'd sit for an interview with Mueller as part of the special counsel's investigation into Russia's election interference. 

“I will say this," Wallace remarked. "I don’t think there’s very much chance that he is ever going to sit for an interview with Mueller.”

Wallace said that Trump was very critical of Mueller's investigation during the interview. 

His comments came the same day that Trump told reporters he had finished answering written questions from Mueller's office. Trump noted that he has yet to submit them and did not say when he plans to do so. 

The president also added that while he's spent several hours with his lawyers this week, he wrote the answers for Mueller.

Wallace said that Trump makes a big point of emphasizing that he "wrote the questions and then they were edited by the lawyers."

Trump, who has repeatedly referred to Mueller's probe as a "witch hunt," has escalated his criticism of the investigation this week.

On Thursday, the president claimed that members of Mueller's team were "screaming and shouting at people, horribly threatening them to come up with the answers they want."

"They are a disgrace to our Nation and don’t care how many lives the ruin," he said in a series of tweets. "These are Angry People, including the highly conflicted Bob Mueller."

CBS News reported earlier this week that Mueller is expected to issue more indictments in the coming days. In addition, the president's tweets have led some to speculate that an announcement from the special counsel's office is coming soon. 

Rep. Ted LieuTed W. LieuDemocrats signal growing interest in examining ties between NRA, Russia Hillicon Valley — Presented by AT&T — Google CEO gets grilling before Congress | Pressure builds for election security bill | Trump to target China over IP theft | Experts warn cyber criminals growing more brazen Politifact names conspiracies about Parkland students as 2018's 'lie of the year' MORE (D-Calif.) said on Twitter that a tweet from the president about Mueller's investigation "leads me to think that more indictments are coming soon."