Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has interviewed White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, she told CNN on Friday.
“The President urged me, like he has everyone in the administration, to fully cooperate with the special counsel. I was happy to voluntarily sit down with them,” Sanders said in response to a question from CNN. The interview is one of the final known interviews by Mueller’s team.
It came around the same time as the special counsel interviewed former White House chief of staff John Kelly, well after a number of other senior officials, including former White House communications director Hope Hicks and former press secretary Sean Spicer, were brought in for questioning.
— CNN (@CNN) February 15, 2019
Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirms that she has voluntarily sat down for interview with Mueller pic.twitter.com/KSVIUKNE3I
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) February 15, 2019
BREAKING: Mueller’s team questioned Sarah Sanders. That must’ve been her toughest interview ever. She actually had to tell the truth, for once. Or she lied, and she’s headed to prison. Win win.
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) February 15, 2019
— Law & Crime (@lawcrimenews) February 15, 2019