US President Donald Trump on Thursday said it “seems unlikely” that he would have an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller who is investigating the potential links between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 US presidential election. Mueller, a former highly decorated FBI director, has already interviewed several of the close aides and family members of Trump over the issue.
In the last one week, news reports have appeared in the US media that Mueller was seeking an interview with Trump as part of his investigation.
Trump’s attorneys were said to have asked whether it could be in the written format.
At a joint news conference with Prime Minister, Norway, Erna Solberg, Trump hinted that the interview was unlikely to happen.
“We’ll see what happens. I mean, certainly, I’ll see what happens. But when they have no collusion and nobody’s found any collusion at any level, it seems unlikely that you’d even have an interview,” Trump said.
He termed the allegations as a “Democratic hoax brought up as an excuse for losing an election”.
“The Democrats should have won because they have such a tremendous advantage in the Electoral College,” the US President said.
He denied any coordination between the Trump Campaign and Russia during the presidential election.
“It has been determined that there’s been no collusion,” Trump said.
The US president said he will speak to his att...