‘Mueller to finish Trump obstruction probe by September’

Washington, May 21: US President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani has said that special counsel Robert Mueller hopes to finish by September 1 the investigation into whether Trump obstructed the Russia inquiry. He added that waiting any longer would risk improperly influencing voters in Novembers midterm elections.
The office of Mueller shared its timeline about two weeks ago amid negotiations over whether Trump will be questioned by investigators, adding that Mueller’s office said that the date was contingent on Trump sitting for an interview, NYT reported quoting Giuliani. Giuliani said Comey had damaged his credibility during his recent book tour and was an unreliable witness. Trump’s lawyers have long said that Comey’s accounts of their interactions cannot be trusted. (IANS)