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President Trump said he’s “eager” for Russia probe interview

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Chip Somodevilla

Originally published by LA Times

President Trump, who has wavered in his willingness to sit down with investigators examining Russian interference with the campaign that placed him in the White House, said Wednesday that he’s “looking forward” to meeting with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.

“I would do it under oath,” Trump told reporters.

Earlier this month, the president expressed doubts that such an interview would ever take place.

Earlier this month, the president expressed doubts that such an interview would ever take place.

“We’ll see what happens,” Trump said. “When they have no collusion, and nobody has found any collusion, at any level, it seems unlikely that you’d even have an interview.”

Those comments were a shift from his previous stance. Last June, Trump said he was “100%” willing to testify under oath and would be “glad to” speak with Mueller.

Mueller had been appointed the previous month to lead the investigation into whether any of Trump’s associates helped Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 campaign.

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