President Donald Trump’s legal team is looking at a 1994 investigation into a Clinton administration official to provide the White House cover in the Russia investigation.
The case does not have the same fact pattern as the Russia probe, but experts say it still gives the White House negotiating power as Trump’s lawyers seek to limit the scope of questioning if Trump sits down for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller.
President Donald Trump’s lawyers are using a 1994 independent counsel investigation into a Clinton administration official as a roadmap to limit the scope of questioning in the event that Trump is interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller, Business Insider has learned.
The strategy, which was first reported by USA Today, is among a number of options Trump lawyers John Dowd and Jay Sekulow are examining as they prepare for Trump’s interview with Mueller. Those include providing written responses to interview questions and…