The Hill reports:
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Monday President Trump is “not afraid” to sit down with special counsel Robert Mueller but has declined to do so. “He’s not afraid to sit down,” Conway told reporters. “It just doesn’t seem necessary. It doesn’t rise to that level.”
“His attorneys have … counseled him that he should submit those answers in writing and he has,” Conway said on Monday. But Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, told The Washington Post last week that he finds some questions problematic.
“There are some that create more issues for us legally than others,” Giuliani said. He called some of the questions “unnecessary,” others “possible traps” and several “irrelevant.”
Kellyanne Conway says President Trump “could not have been more compliant” w/ Russia Investigation and insists he is “not afraid” to sit down for intv w/ Special Counsel Robert Mueller – even though he won’t. pic.twitter.com/iqO0pPDGCN
— John R Parkinson (@jparkABC) November 19, 2018
Though Pres Trump is responding in writing to questions from special counsel Mueller, @KellyannePolls says @POTUS “not afraid” to be questioned in person by the Mueller team. “It just doesn’t seem necessary,” she says in WH driveway gaggle. “It doesn’t rise to that level.” pic.twitter.com/fHPMTGtyDK
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 19, 2018