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Stephen Miller Interviewed In Mueller Probe

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White House aide Stephen Miller has been interviewed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian involvement in the 2016 election, becoming the highest-ranking current White House figure to be questioned.

CNN reported that one of the topics discussed was Miller’s role in the firing of FBI director James Comey earlier this year, which could be related to a possible investigation into obstruction of justice charges.

Miller, a senior advisor for policy to President Trump, assisted the president in writing a memo explaining why he was firing Comey. The memo was eventually scrapped by White House Counsel Don McGahn before a new one—which CNN reported was very similar to the original—was written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Presidential adviser/son-in-law Jared Kushner was reportedly an advocate of firing Comey. President Trump has reportedly blamed Kushner for steering him in that direction, which eventually led to Mueller’s appointment and the ongoing investigation. CNN has also reported that the Mueller probe has asked witnesses about Kushner’s role in Comey’s firing.

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Stephen Miller Interviewed In Mueller Probe

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