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Trump says he is ‘looking forward’ to testifying under oath for Mueller’s Russia probe

WASHINGTON — President Trump said Wednesday he’s willing to testify in the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election — and will do so under oath.

“I’m looking forward to it actually,” Trump told reporters in the West Wing of the White House. “There has been no collusion whatsoever, there has been no obstruction whatsoever.”

Trump said his lawyers are working on the rules regarding his testimony, but added “I would do it under oath, absolutely.”

Asked if Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his office would be fair to him, Trump said: “We’re going to find out.”

Trump said his testimony could take place within two to three weeks.

Earlier this month, Trump declined to commit to an interview with Mueller, claiming his testimony isn’t necessary for the Russia investigation he called a “Democrat hoax.”

“Certainly I’ll see what happens,” he said during a news conference following a bilateral meeting with Norway’s prime minister, Erna Solberg. “But when they have no collusion, and nobody’s found any collusion at any level, it seems unlikely that you’d even have an interview.”

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