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Trump asked No. 2 Justice Dept official where Russia probe was heading: Report

Trump also asked the official, who is overseeing the special counsel’s investigation, if he was ‘on my team’ in the meeting, which took place in December, CNN reported

world Updated: Feb 01, 2018 07:50 IST
US President Donald Trump in Washington on January 30.
US President Donald Trump in Washington on January 30. (Reuters File Photo)

US President Donald Trump asked the No. 2 Justice Department official where the ongoing special counsel probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election was heading, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the meeting.

Trump also asked the official, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing the special counsel’s investigation, if he was “on my team” in the meeting, which took place in December, CNN reported.