Trump lawyer: Deutsche Bank has not received subpoena for Trump records

Robert Mueller has asked a German bank to look at account information of Donald Trump and his family

A lawyer for President Donald Trump says it's not true that special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed financial records relating to the president.

"No subpoena has been issued or received", White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a briefing. He said that they have confirmed it with the bank itself and "other sources". The subpoena is part of a probe by special counsel Robert Mueller and his team to determine whether the president's campaign was involved in Russian efforts to influence the U.S. election. Manafort was working to secure his release from home confinement by posting more than $10 million in bond.

In May, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to serve as special counsel for the Justice Department, and to oversee the investigation into "any links and/or coordination between Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump, and any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation".

According to media reports, Mr. Trump owed Deutsche Bank as much as $340 million (€286.5 million) at one point, though considerable restructuring appears to have brought down that amount.




The special counsel's office spent $3,213,695, according to the report, and it also disclosed spending by Justice Department "components that support" the special counsel's office.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on his investigation of potential collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 20, 2017.

The money was spent between mid-May, when the investigation began, and September 30 of this year. Travel outlays added up to $223,645, most of which was spent to temporarily relocate DOJ employees detailed to the SCO. Despite the global focus of Mueller's probe, only about $2,800 was spent on actual travel costs.

The special counsel's overall budget has not been made public.

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