Robert Mueller is believed to want to see documents that relate to 13 "areas of interest", including those relating to Mr Trump's sacking of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer, according to USA reports.
Mr Mueller's investigation along with several congressional committees and the Justice Department are all looking at USA intelligence findings indicate Russian-backed hackers tried to sway the presidential election held last November in favour of Mr Trump.
So it makes flawless sense that Mueller wants to know as much he can about precisely why Flynn was sacked, and what discussions of the matter might have taken place among White House officials beforehand.
Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on May 10 in the Oval Office - one day after the dismissal. Mueller's team of investigators is expected to interview current and former White House aides in coming weeks as part of that investigation, according to people familiar with the matter.
Senate panel to consider bills to protect special counsel Mueller from being fired The bipartisan bills seek to prevent the White House from derailing the Russian Federation investigation. Painter explained. "He has the power to fire the FBI director but not in order to obstruct an investigation of the collusion with Russian Federation".
The fact that Mueller's team would speak with Rosenstein is not surprising given his direct involvement in Trump administration conversations that preceded the May 9 ouster and the evolving White House explanations of it. That meeting was set up by Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, to get derogatory information from the Russians about Hillary Clinton.
The areas include President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey (right). So Mueller's team seems to want to know if Trump himself was trying to cover anything up in micromanaging his son's disclosures about the meeting.
Mueller is seeking internal communications and documents related to 13 areas that prosecutors have identified as crucial, particularly those related to the firing of Flynn and Comey, according to both the Post and Times. "It obviously is relevant to his reasons for firing Comey, and thus to the obstruction investigation", O'Sullivan wrote.
The Russia investigation just took a major leap forward-straight into the Oval Office.
Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates has said she warned White House counsel Don McGahn in January that deception left Flynn and the White House in a compromised position.
One Patriot missile intercepted the drone in the demilitarized zone between Israel and Syria on the Golan Heights, the IDF said. In April, Israel unveiled David's Sling, which was jointly developed with the USA and targets medium-range threats.
Some 13,000 soldiers, plus hundreds of tanks and other vehicles, are taking part in the joint Russian-Belarussian exercise. It said the accident happened Sunday or Monday, and that the video was provided by an unidentified witness.
But the firm said it will not enter the car-manufacturing business, and will instead work with vehicle makers on their projects. The announcement comes shortly after Samsung completed its acquisition of American audio and in-car technology firm Harman .
Several other flights were cancelled and travellers were told to expect delayed departures while the main runway remains closed. Mumbai city recorded 210 mm rainfall, suburb recorded 303 mm rainfall & Dahanu near Mumbai recorded 304 mm rainfall so far.
French media reports are describing the attacker using the word "déséquilibré", meaning a psychological imbalance. The woman was arrested and detained by the police minutes after the attack, a police spokeswoman said.
It was her 10th Emmy win overall, including producing credits on " Seinfeld ", "Old Christine" and " Veep ". She is also tied to Cloris Leachman for having the most individual Primetime Emmy Awards of any performer.
Scores of police were soon on the scene but did not appear to be intent on brining the protest to a quick end. She said the tensions on the Korean Peninsula demonstrated the urgency of the need to ban nuclear weapons.
For Golovkin , the fight is the culmination of a long battle to establish himself as the top middleweight in the world. Expect action that will leave fans begging for a rematch from fighters extremely dedicated to their craft.
Day slipped back after dropping a shot at the 11th, and he is joined on 14 under by Fowler - the American signing for a solid 70. Although in some ways, Jason Day has been on top at Conway Farms for the last 24 months.
India's Border Security Force (BSF ) said that Pakistani soldiers fired at several positions along the volatile worldwide border. There has been persistent truce infringement by the Pakistani troops for as long as three days.
Burnley have played well so far this season , while Liverpool are a good team and deserve to be favourites they do not deserve to be favoured by 2 goals.
Explaining the Graham-Cassidy Repeal Bill
So states that want to cut ties with Obamacare can do so, but states that want to keep Obamacare will have that authority as well. The plan would offer coverage to everyone, but a lot of the prices would depend on medical history.
Jackie Hoffman's "Feud" Emmy loss was an iconic mess
What do you think of Jackie Hoffman's reaction? Ok Ann Dowd went through this 7 times before she won so I feel better now. Again, in case I wasn't clear, this was obviously a joke on Hoffman's part and a very amusing one at that.
ICC CEO says can't force India for Pakistan series
Grant even conveyed his feelings that he is hopeful that Pakistan will soon be able to play Test cricket on its home soil. In the next over Morkel was run out at just 1 and the World XI side was in heaps of trouble.
USA may sanction oil trade with Pyongyang
He expressed frustration with the North's continued provocations including its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3. While the latest sanctions are not as tough as what the U.S. had sought, they are expected to have a significant impact.
Cassini on course into Saturn's atmosphere
Within a year of arriving at Saturn, Cassini captured images of plumes of water vapor jetting out from near the moon's south pole. And it has also captured some attractive and never seen before images of the ring planet and its moons, through its lenses.
Jose Downgraded to Tropical Storm: NHC
At one point, Jose was a Category 4 hurricane that barely missed the same islands in the Antilles where Irma made a direct hit. Jose is a Category 1 storm in the Atlantic generating 75 miles per hour sustained winds, barely hurricane strength.