Trump's attorney says he'll challenge Mueller if he goes after old real estate deals

In a report on Saturday by Politico, Jay Sekulow an attorney on Trump’s team involving the Russia probe was quoted saying they would challenge special counsel Robert Mueller if he steers the investigation into anything they consider “outside the scope” of the investigation, specifically into the president's former business deals.

Previously, the president had told The New York Times that Mueller would be in “violation” of his special court mandate if he were to look into anything outside the allegations of Trump campaign collusion with Russian.

RELATED: Trump allies lash out at media after news of Mueller's Russia probe charges

14 PHOTOS
Trump allies lash out at media after news of Mueller's Russia probe charges
See Gallery
Trump allies lash out at media after news of Mueller's Russia probe charges
.@donlemon stop lying about about the Clinton's and Uranium you ignorant lying covksucker !!!! You fake news you dumb piece of shit.
.@donlemon must be confronted, humiliated, mocked and punished. Dumber than dog shit.
.@donlemon you come across on tv as a dull witted arrogant partyboi. You lie constantly and no one who knows you thinks you r bright
.@donlemon you come across on tv as a dull witted arrogant partyboi. You lie constantly and no one who knows you thinks you r bright
No .@CharlesBlow YOU Lie- u have no cried you fast talking arrogant fake news piece of shit !
Bill Kristol packing on the pounds #porky #Warmonger https://t.co/kJr8e3Q07C
When AT&T aquires Time Warner the house cleaning at CNN of human excrement like @donlemon @jaketapper & dumbfuck @ananavarro will be swift
If Carl Bernstein says something the overwhelming odds are that it's false lied about Watergate lying lying now https://t.co/8VxXaAG4pC
If this man's team executes warrants this weekend he should stripped of his authority by @realDonaldTrump. Then H… https://t.co/Jtpok6zNIM
Guess;Mueller and Media working hand in hand. Media to be tipped off. Mueller was FBI Director Who knew of Russian crimes before Uranium one
Left needs a dramatic change in the narrative!! Uranium One, Fusion GPS dossier, all out this week. This is a distraction! TICK TOCK....
When will @HillaryClinton be indicted?
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

The report comes after Mueller handed out indictments involving money laundering and tax fraud to former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates.

The special counsel's probe is allowed to look into anything possibly linking Trump’s campaign and Moscow, including any additional issues that may arise from the nature of the investigation.

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.