Mueller Probe Examining Whether Donald Trump Obstructed Justice

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Special-counsel investigation has expanded to look into president’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey

Then-FBI Director Robert Mueller giving testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee in June 2013 in Washington.
Then-FBI Director Robert Mueller giving testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee in June 2013 in Washington. PHOTO: ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey is now a subject of the federal probe being headed by special counsel Robert Mueller, which has expanded to include whether the president obstructed justice, a person familiar with the matter said.

Mr. Mueller is examining whether the president fired Mr. Comey as part of a broader effort to alter the direction of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s probe into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election and whether associates of Mr. Trump colluded with Moscow, the person said.

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