Mueller to focus on possible Trump-Russia collusion: report

Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE will in the coming months focus on whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

A person familiar with the investigation told Bloomberg that Mueller’s team is looking to wrap up the portion of the probe focused on collusion by the fall and hand down any possible collusion-related charges in that time frame.

The special counsel’s office declined to comment to Bloomberg.


At least 13 people tied to President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Freedom Caucus calls for Congress to work on shutdown through break Democrat previews Mueller questions for Trump’s AG nominee Trump inaugural committee spent ,000 on makeup for aides: report MORE have been revealed over the course of the probe to have been in contact with Russians, according to the outlet.

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneCourt extends Mueller grand jury Corsi's lawsuit against Mueller hits hurdle in first hearing A timeline of the Mueller probe’s biggest developments MORE was the latest to reveal that a Russian man offered damaging information on 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump boasts about checking gas prices while in motorcade: 'You think Hillary Clinton would've done that?' Harry Reid on Iraq War vote: 'It tainted my heart' New Hampshire is ‘must-win’ state for Warren, says veteran political reporter MORE in exchange for $2 million.

Stone claims that the man was acting as an FBI informant. The man, Henry Greenberg, confirmed the meeting but denied that he was working for the FBI, and records do not indicate that he was working in that role.

Trump has repeatedly attacked Mueller's probe into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential race, calling it a "witch hunt." Trump has maintained that no collusion took place.

Mueller charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups with election interference earlier this year.

He has also brought charges against several Trump associates, including former campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortPress: What dirt does Putin have on Trump? The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump says he 'never worked for Russia' | Shutdown enters fourth week | AG pick says public should know Mueller probe findings Dershowitz: Should Mueller report comment on noncriminal conduct? MORE, but those charges are largely unrelated to election interference.