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I answered Mueller questions ‘very easily’

I answered Mueller questions ‘very easily’

President Donald Trump on Friday said he had completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 US election, but had not yet submitted them to Mueller's office.

He told reporters in the Oval Office Friday that he - and not his lawyers - wrote the answers and that it "didn't take very long to do them".

Trump met with his private lawyers after returning from a disastrous trip to Europe to mark Armistice day last weekend and the news he was working on answers to questions to Mueller's investigation likely explains a series of freaky tweets earlier this week.

Mr. Trump insisted he was "not agitated" by the probe into alleged Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation, despite a storm of tweets Thursday slamming Mr. Mueller and calling the probe "a hoax".

Trump replied: 'My lawyers aren't working on that, I'm working on that.

And in a case spun off by Mueller, Michael Cohen, who was the billionaire developer's vice president and fixer at the Trump Organization, pleaded guilty in NY to charges related to hush payments made to women who claimed affairs with Trump.

Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump said he wrote the answers to the questions himself.

Russian Federation has denied any interference in the 2016 presidential election. Despite Mr. Trump's insistence that he's "very happy" with how things are going, his frustrations with the probe have been evident everywhere from his Twitter feed this past week to his private grousing that the special counsel may target his family.

Sen. Collins 'very concerned' about Whitaker's appointment
He said he was speaking only for himself and he hoped Republicans might join as plaintiffs if a lawsuit goes forward. Last month, Trump said on the Fox News program Fox and Friends, "Matt Whitaker's a great guy".

Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, declined to comment. He also suggested that Mueller's team don't care "how many lives they can ruin". Although its investigation is a "hoax", he said, Trump also said he has heard it will probably wrap up soon and that "I'm sure it would be fine".

In recent weeks speculation has grown that Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. and campaign consultant Roger Stone could face charges. The special counsel's investigators likely want him to address that for the record in their questions.

One argument against Whitaker was that he has not been confirmed by Senate.

"The inner workings of the Mueller investigation are a total mess". The special counsel position does not require confirmation, and the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was confirmed for that previous job.

Lindsey Graham in a meeting that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed, according to a person familiar with the meeting.

He faced criticism from both sides of the aisle for his weekend trip to Paris, during which he scuttled a visit to a World War I ceremony due to bad weather and further strained ties with traditional Western allies.

- And the White House is hurriedly stepping up efforts to prepare for a series of investigations certain to be launched by Democrats once they take control of the House in January.

"The White House is running very smoothly and the results for our Nation are obviously very good", Trump tweeted. He said some were "unnecessary", some were "possible traps" and that "we might consider some as irrelevant".

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