Mueller requests White House documents on key Trump–Russia moments

Donald Trump and Robert Mueller

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The Russia investigation just took a major leap forward—straight into the Oval Office.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is heading the Justice Department’s investigation into Russia meddling in the election and whether members of President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with the country to help influence the election, is reportedly seeking important documents related to several key moments of Trump’s tumultuous first few months in office.

The New York Times reports that Mueller is seeking documents related to Trump asking former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey.

Here’s what you need to know:

You can read all of the New York Times’ report here.

Andrew Wyrich

Andrew Wyrich

Andrew Wyrich is a politics staff writer for the Daily Dot, covering the intersection of politics and the internet. Andrew has written for USA Today, NorthJersey.com, and other newspapers and websites. His work has been recognized by the Society of the Silurians, Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE), and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).