Michael Wolff Defends His Reporting Of New Trump Tell-All

The author of the forthcoming book Siege: Trump Under Fire, defended an explosive claim that had already been called into doubt before the book's publication.
Author Michael Wolff at NPR offices on Sunday. Wolff's latest book claims special counsel Robert Mueller's office drew up an indictment of President Trump, a claim that's denied by the special counsel's office. Source: Sarah Blesener

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team didn't make a traditional prosecutorial judgement on whether President Trump committed obstruction of justice. But bestselling author Michael Wolff insists an indictment of the sitting president was contemplated, with legal arguments discussed at length in a 56-page "memorandum of law" Wolff claims to have in his possession.

In an interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, Wolff, the author of "Fire and Fury" and the forthcoming book defended an explosive claim in the book that had already been called into doubt before its publication.

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