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Mueller's Russian Federation probe cost $3.2M in first four months

07 December 2017

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office spent $3.2 million during the first few months of his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with associates of President Donald Trump.

Sekulow told CBS News' Major Garrett that Trump's legal team confirmed with sources at Deutsche Bank that the reports indicating Mueller's team requested Trump's bank records were false.

But despite multiple United States media outlets reporting that Mr Mueller's investigation had expanded to include Mr Trump's personal financial records, one of the President's lawyers said that was not the case.

Trump's relationship with Deutsche Bank stretches back some two decades and the roughly $300 million he owes to the bank represents almost half of his outstanding debt, according to a July 2016 analysis compiled by Bloomberg news agency.

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Mr Mueller is investigating alleged Russian attempts to influence the election, and potential collusion by Trump aides.

An internal investigation carried out by Deutsche Bank didn't yield any evidence of connections between the client relationship with Trump and the bank's mirror trades affair, a person briefed on the matter said.

He says he's confirmed "this with the bank and other sources".

The Trump International Hotel is shown on August 10, 2017 in Washington. Earlier this year, Democrats in the House of Representatives asked Deutsche Bank to provide details on Trump's finances, but the bank wouldn't do that without a formal request.

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President Trump was told by a high-ranked White House lawyer that then-national security adviser "Michael Flynn had misled the Federal Bureau of Investigation and lied to Vice President Mike Pence and should be fired", according to a story reported by CNN.

But until Mueller opts to bring his investigation into the public eye, we're unlikely to know for sure whether he's chose to cast his net so broadly. But the Deutsche Bank subpoena may indicate that the special prosecutor is still looking at a wide range of data, including the president's financial dealings.

During a photo opportunity with senators at the White House on Tuesday, Mr Trump declined to answer shouted questions from reporters about whether Mr Mueller had crossed a line by asking Deutsche Bank for information.

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Mueller's Russian Federation probe cost $3.2M in first four months