WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller has told President Donald Trump’s authorized team he would comply with Justice Department steering president can’t be indicted, CNN reported, citing an interview with Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
“All they get to do is write a report,” Giuliani stated, in accordance with the community. “They can’t indict. At least they acknowledged that to us after some battling, they acknowledged that to us.”
A spokesman for Mueller, Peter Carr, did not instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark.
Mueller is investigating allegations that Russia interfered within the 2016 U.S. presidential election and attainable collusion between Moscow and the Trump marketing campaign.
CNN stated the Mueller team had been debating whether or not to problem the Nixon-era pointers, which had been reaffirmed throughout the Clinton administration, sitting president can’t be indicted.
Trump has denied colluding with Russia and has known as the Mueller investigation, which marks its first anniversary on Thursday, a witch hunt.
Giuliani and one other Trump lawyer, Jay Sekulow, did not instantly reply to a request for remark from Reuters.
Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Tim Ahmann and Peter Cooney