Report: Mueller looking into documentation of Trump's actions as president

FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Mueller is using a grand jury in Washington as part of an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to a person familiar with the probe. The use of a grand jury, a standard prosecution tool in criminal investigations, suggests that Mueller and his team of investigators is likely to hear from witnesses and demand documents in the coming weeks. The person who confirmed to The Associated Press that Mueller had turned to a grand jury was not authorized to discuss the investigation by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Special counsel Robert Mueller has requested documents from the White House concerning some of the actions President Donald Trump has taken as commander in chief, according to a Wednesday report by The New York Times.

The moves include some of Trump's most controversial; including firing former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and former F.B.I. Director James Comey, said White House officials cited in the report.

Also of interest is a meeting between Trump and Russian officials, where he reportedly said Comey's dismissal had "relieved 'great pressure.'"

The requests represent Mueller's latest step in his probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

They provide the most insight yet into the scope of the top-secret investigation; they also evidence that Trump's behavior since taking office is the focus of the inquiry.

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