Transcript for White House reacts to Mueller's impending testimony
they were biased against trump. Let's bring in Terry Moran more the view from the white house. Terry, at the white house they thought this bullet had been dodged. Reporter: They did. But no such luck. Although they're seeing it in a way as an opportunity. The president's legal team as we heard in Pierre's piece saying that Robert Mueller has agreed to testify. He said his testimony will be the report and it will be the report but they're also seeing this possibility that they could use Mueller's testimony to open up what president trump in a two-word tweet overnight, that very familiar presidential refrain called presidential harassment and use it as a political opportunity to say Democrats can't get over the 2016 election and get into some of what they claim are the conflicts of interest in the Mueller team and the origins of the investigation it self-so expect a fierce counterattack as usual from this white house. Yeah, those conflicts were addressed in the report and dismissed by Robert Mueller in the report and some white house aides, as well. Any chance the white house says they might be able to make these points but any chance they could block Robert Mueller from speaking? Reporter: Well, he was an employee of the executive branch so there may be some kind of claim of executive privilege that the president could make. It would be a hard one to win even in court which the courts don't usually like these cases. That said, the white house shows no indication at this point of trying to block this testimony. They want this battle. They think they can win it. Terry Moran, thanks very much.
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