Special counsel Robert Mueller is switching the focus of his investigation into Donald Trump’s efforts to drive out Attorney General Jeff Sessions last summer after he recused himself from the Russia investigation.
According to The Washington Post, have already started probing interviewees about Trump’s “state of mind” last summer when he publicly attacked Jeff Sessions.
Trump stated multiple times that he would not have hired Sessions if he knew he was going to recuse himself from the Russia probe.
New broke out last month that revealed Trump actually ordered for the firing of Sessions but decided against it after White House counsel Don McGahn threatened to resign.
Trump wanting to fire Sessions is seen as him trying to obstruct justice and Mueller investigating him on it just adds fuel to the fire.