Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents

Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents

The Wall Street Journal reports that Mueller's team issued the subpoena in mid-October, requesting documents and emails from over a dozen top campaign officials that include several keywords related to Russian Federation.

The source said the campaign has already turned over some 20,000 documents voluntarily, so it's not clear why the subpoena was issued.

Trump campaign officials were not compelled by the subpoena to testify before the grand jury Mueller's team convened earlier this year.

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This is the first report of Mueller compelling the Trump campaign to hand over information. Previously, the special counsel had issued subpoenas individually to multiple top campaign officials, including former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort.

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen.

The letter said that "other parties" had given the committee documents concerning a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite" that Kushner also forwarded, but that Kushner hadn't sent a copy to the committee. The committee gave Kushner a November 27 deadline to provide the additional documents, including the emails and Kushner's security clearance form that originally omitted certain contacts with Russian officials.

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