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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Subpoenas Stephen Bannon

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Subpoenas Stephen Bannon

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before a Grand Jury in the Russian Federation probe.

Asked about Mr Trump's recent controversial comments about African countries, Mr Wolff said the President makes these kinds of comments all the time.

The book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House", was released last week.

Bannon later said he was not aiming his barb at Donald Trump Jr., who arranged the meeting because he expected the Russians to provide damaging material on Hillary Clinton.

Bannon's testimony, which he is delivering behind closed doors, has been hotly anticipated since this month's publication of "Fire and Fury", a book by Michael Wolff about Trump's first year in the White House.

The special counsel is also investigating whether Trump sought to obstruct the investigation in firing Comey. Bannon apologized a few days later, but was stripped of his job leading the pro-Trump news site Breitbart News. A source close to Bannon subsequently provided a statement saying Bannon expressed regret over the timing of his response to the book and that he thinks Trump Jr.is a "patriot".

If the public is going to get a real view of what's been said anytime soon, someone on the House side will have to pull a Feinstein.

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Wolff book 'full of lies,' author had 'zero access'
" Michael Wolff is a total loser who made up stories in order to sell this really boring and untruthful book ", Trump wrote. He told BBC radio that his conclusion that Trump was not fit to do the job was becoming a widespread view.

"If you are part of the White House in any way and you're talking about things that were during the campaign but it happens to be in the White House, then what's the answer?"

However, it is dangerously unwise for the president to attack and seek to destroy someone who will soon be testifying under oath before Congress and - more importantly - before Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE and his special counsel team about what he knows regarding the investigation that is engulfing his presidency.

Bannon is the latest high-profile figure to testify before the House committee as part of its ongoing investigation into allegations that Russian Federation interfered in the US election.

The June 2016 meeting involving Trump's son Donald Jr, son-in-law Jared Kushner, then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower in NY.

In an interview with WABC radio host Rita Cosby, Lewandowski firmly denied any wrongdoing and said he would testify either Wednesday or Thursday.

Also on the $179,700 ceiling salary are chief of staff for the National Security Council Joseph Kellogg Jr., counsel to the president Donald McGahn, senior policy advisor Stephen Miller, national security strategy advisor Dina Powell.

Bannon was one of President Donald Trump's top advisers during the transition period and in the White House. Pressed on the subject, Lewandowski said "of course" Trump could handle an interview with Mueller's team, "but the question is ... is that what is in the best interest of the American people?"

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