Mueller's First Target Could Be in Custody Monday
Trump slams 'witch hunt,' tries to turn focus to Clinton
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 30, 2017 5:25 AM CDT
Updated Oct 30, 2017 6:26 AM CDT
In this Oct. 6, 2017 photo, President Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House.   (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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(Newser) – President Trump departs for a 12-day trip to Asia on Friday—but he has to get through what could be an extremely tricky week in Washington first. The first charges have been filed in Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian election-meddling, and at least one of the special counsel's targets could be in custody as soon as Monday, sources tell the Wall Street Journal. The apparently imminent move to indict from Mueller has left Washington tense ahead of a planned Republican push for tax reform. In other developments:

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