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Bannon Agrees To Mueller Probe Interview, Avoiding Grand Jury

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has reached an agreement with U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller to be interviewed by Mueller’s investigators rather than appearing before a grand jury, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Bannon, who was a close adviser during President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign and in his first months in office, had been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury in Mueller’s probe of links between Russia and Trump’s campaign. But the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Mueller offered Bannon the option of being interviewed instead, and Bannon accepted. It was unclear when the interview would take place….