AP Photo/Susan Walsh
- A decision over whether to grant an interview to special counsel Robert Mueller could have major legal implications for President Donald Trump.
- Trump's lawyers have reportedly advised him not to speak with Mueller, though he has previously said he would.
- Rejecting the interview request could pave the way for Mueller to issue a subpoena — which, in turn, could end up in a lengthy legal battle that could reach the top court.
President Donald Trump is reportedly being advised to decline an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller — and it's an open question as to whether Mueller will respond by subpoenaing him to testify before a grand jury.
Trump's lawyers and multiple White House advisers have argued recently that an interview could result in Trump being charged with lying to investigators, as have former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos.
See the rest of the story at Business Insider
- Top congressional Republican suggests a longtime Clinton confidant is connected to the Russia dossier
- Trump's legal team is stonewalling Mueller as he closes in on the White House
- House Intelligence Committee votes unanimously to release a Democratic rebuttal that could 'lay waste' to the Nunes memo