Trump says not asked by special counsel leading Russia probe for an interview

US President Donald Trump makes his way to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, before departing for Greenville, South Carolina on Oct 16, 2017. PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump said he has not been asked for an interview with US special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the federal investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Asked whether he would answer questions from Mr Mueller, Mr Trump told Fox Business Network in an interview that aired on Monday (Oct 23): "I don't know. Nobody's asked me to do that."

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