White House denies Trump bank records subpoenaed

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President Donald Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow denied Tuesday reports that special counsel Robert Mueller subpoenaed Deutsche Bank for records related to the president's financial transactions.

The special counsel is investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russians connected with the Kremlin in the lead-up to the 2016 election.

Mueller is investigating alleged Russian attempts to influence the 2016 United States presidential election and potential collusion by Trump aides. It was the first time Mr. Trump had said anything other than Mr. Flynn was sacked for lying to Mr. Pence.

During his election campaign, Mr Trump said he would seek to improve ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which were strained during former president Barack Obama's administration.

CNN Congressional Correspondent Manu Raju tweeted that Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee actually blocked the Trump finances subpoena, refusing to order Deutsche Bank to hand over the Trump Organization's financial records.

News of the Deutsche Bank subpoena may escalate Trump's vitriol toward investigators, which over the past week has included publicly attacking the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, whose reputation he declared to be " in tatters". That figure includes a $170-million loan Trump took out to finish a hotel in Washington.

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President Trump was told by a high-ranked White House lawyer that then-national security adviser "Michael Flynn had misled the Federal Bureau of Investigation and lied to Vice President Mike Pence and should be fired", according to a story reported by CNN.

These reported conversations lead to questions about whether the president was trying to derail the FBI probe and end the investigation into Russian Federation and the 2016 election.

Mueller's team has also been interviewing White House aides in recent weeks, including former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, former spokesman Sean Spicer and National Security Council chief of staff Keith Kellogg, according to people familiar with the investigation.

President Trump's legal team confirms it is aware of media reports related to the subpoena, but there was no immediate comment from the White House or the president's attorneys.

As Mueller's investigation unfolds, Trump has gone on the offensive.

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