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Mueller looks to interview Spicer, Priebus in Russia investigation

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has informed the White House that he may interview six of President Trump's closest current and former advisers in connection to the ongoing Russia investigation, The Washington Post reported Friday. Among the six are former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer; former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus; current Trump communications official Hope Hicks; White House counsel Don McGahn; McGahn's deputy, James Burnham; and possibly White House spokesman Josh Raffel.

These advisers were witnesses to events of interest to Mueller, including Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey, as well as the White House's hesitant response to warnings that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had obfuscated details of his conversation with a Russian ambassador. The individuals are also reportedly tied to a "series of internal documents" that Mueller and his team have requested from the White House.

The Post reported that the White House is "expecting" Mueller to "seek additional interviews, possibly with family members, including [Trump senior adviser and son-in-law Jared] Kushner."