Top law enforcement and intelligence officials, including Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher A. Wray, are scheduled to meet with President Trump at the White House on Monday afternoon amid a brewing battle over the bureau’s use of a confidential source to advance the investigation of Trump’s 2016 campaign.
Trump personally called for the meeting, two people familiar with the request said, and a White House spokeswoman said it was put on the books last week.
The people said Trump is expected to question the officials on their refusal to turn over documents to Congress about the early stages of the investigation into whether his campaign coordinated with Russia to influence the 2016 election. He is also likely to bring up the Justice Department’s announcement yesterday that it had asked its inspector general to investigate Trump’s claim that his campaign may have been infiltrated by the FBI for political purposes, one person familiar with the matter said. Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats also will attend.