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what is you want to be a new report says that US president Donald Trump asked if his acting Attorney General could intervene in investigation tied to trump himself that's according to a New York times report citing several U. S. officials on Tuesday it said trump asked Michael would occur if you could put a prosecutor loyal to trump in charge of a probe into the president's one time personal lawyer Michael Collins the investigation centered on hush money payments to women that Colin made during trump's twenty sixteen campaign those women had threatened to go public with accounts of sexual affairs they said they had with trump however the loyal attorney and trump appointee Jeffrey Berman had already recused himself from the probe trump immediately denied the times report ask acting general knocking would approach to change the leadership , L. Gavia that's just more fake news reports as what occurred denied trumps request because Berman had been recused however if the account is true that request could be used as more evidence trump tried to sway investigations against him or his associates Democrats have accused trump of obstruction of justice or intentionally trying to prevent an investigation the special counsel Robert Muller is probing whether the trump campaign worked with Russia to win the election Muller's also believed to be investigating whether obstruction occurred trump has denied any wrongdoing and calls the Russia probe a witch hunt