Trump lawyers reject Mueller’s interview terms

President Trump’s personal lawyers on Wednesday rejected the latest terms presented by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team for an interview with the president for the Russia investigation.

Jay Sekulow, one of Trump’s lawyers, confirmed that Trump’s representatives had sent Mueller’s team a response, but he did not divulge what they said.

People familiar with the matter told The New York Times that Trump’s lawyers countered Mueller’s proposal by saying Trump would submit to narrower questioning.

Trump’s lawyers reportedly do not want him to answer questions about whether he tried to obstruct justice. “We’re restating what we have been saying for months: It is time for the Office of Special Counsel to conclude its inquiry without further delay,” Trump’s lead lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said.

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