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Exclusive: Trump is worried that Mueller interview could be a perjury trap

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was worried that any statements under oath he provides to Special Counsel Robert Mueller could be used to bring perjury charges against him as part of ...

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Patrick McGinnis
Globally-minded VC & Creator of FOMO. at Author, The 10% Entrepreneur

Testifying is hard work. I did it for 2 days once in a corporate lawsuit and I found it very hard not to get tripped up, especially by an expert lawyer. Trump is right to be nervous. His questioners have a tremendous amount of information by this point and they will be able to go deep into detail. He’s at real risk.

Gregg Ward
Author / Speaker / Executive Coach at Gregg Ward Group

Somewhere inside of Trump’s statements there’s a weird truthful logic. At the end of the day Donald you have lied so many times about this, you’re bound to be caught in a lie. You’d be a fool to submit to an interview with Mueller.

Catherine Tannahill
prof, teacher

I am really ashamed to say this but if I were Trump i would not talk to Mueller or the anyone at the top of the FBI because he could wind up being accused of obstruction when no crime was ever committed in the first place. with the solid anti-Trump blitz since the election, things are ugly. you know what they said about Nixon: just because he was paranoid didn't mean they weren't out to get him.

Robert Stinson
Behavior Therapist/Intervention Specialist

Me thinks the lady doth protest too much. Ho hum this whole investigation has been dragged out systematically over the course of a year. It’s the old magicians hat trick and all the while conservative interest groups consolidate power.

Mark Shumate
world traveler at YouTuber Markie Shumate

Of course he should be worried about Bob Mueller and his band of liberal democrats this is what they want Donald J Trump to do Robert Mueller just wants to impeach Donald J Trump this whole thing is made up of lies and liers to impeach the American President the only Russian collusion is with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama uranium one deal