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Trump said he was worried that statements he provides to Special Counsel Robert Mueller could be used to bring perjury charges against him as part of the probe into Russia’s electoral interference.
US Senator Susan Collins told the CBS news program, Face The Nation, that President Donald Trump was "frustrated and angry" when he inquired about firing special counsel Robert Mueller.
Mueller is leading the probe into allegations of collusion between the US president's campaign team and Russia in the 2016 election.
U.S. President Donald Trump denied a report on Friday that he had ordered Special Counsel Robert Mueller fired last June, calling it "fake news."
Trump said he would be willing to answer questions under oath in the interview, which special counsel Robert Mueller has been seeking but which White House officials had not previously confirmed.
The US Justice Department said on Wednesday it appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate possible collusion between Trump's 2016 campaign team and Russia.