Mueller's office says BuzzFeed report inaccurate

US President Donald Trump and Robert Mueller, American lawyer and civil servant who was the sixth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 2001 to 2013. / Photo: Brigitte N. Brantley / Photo: U.S. Embassy Tallinn / (MGN)
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The special counsel's office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of a news report saying that President Donald Trump told his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.

The statement by Robert Mueller's office on Friday night doesn't cite any specific errors.

Spokesman Peter Carr says, "BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the Special Counsel's Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen's Congressional testimony are not accurate."