Trump plays down prospect of special counsel interviewing him about Russian Federation

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"There has been no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russians or Trump and Russians", Trump said during a press conference Wednesday at the White House.

Forty-eight percent of voters in the Politico/Morning Consult poll said it is "very or somewhat likely" the president will be cleared on wrongdoing in the investigation, while 37 percent said "it's not too likely or not at all likely" the president will be exonerated.

Asked if he would give an interview to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating this case, the President was non-committal.

President Trump refused to commit Wednesday to an interview by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for the Russian Federation investigation, calling it a hoax and claiming his testimony isn't necessary.

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Later, at a news conference with Norway's Prime Minister, President Trump sounded off once again on the Russian Federation investigation, led by Special Council Robert Mueller.

Asked again about a possible Mueller interview, Trump said, "I'll speak with attorneys".

"I've written twice in my column a quote about one of - the people closest to Donald Trump during the campaign saying he's got early stage dementia", Scarborough said. Democrats are running for office and trying to say things.

Trump's lawyers have previously stated their determination to cooperate with Mueller's requests.

"It's a Democrat hoax that was brought up as an excuse for losing an election that, frankly, the Democrats should have won because they have such a tremendous advantage in the Electoral College", he said.

The president also told reporters in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday that any immigration deal he signs must include funding for his promised wall on the US-Mexico border.

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