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President Donald Trump and his surrogates have changed their stories on his campaign's numerous contacts with Russia over time.

A timeline of Trump and his allies’ changing explanations for Russia contacts as new evidence has spilled out

Over time, President Donald Trump and his loyalists have claimed the campaign never communicated with Russia, that the contacts did not amount to collusion, and that even if they did, collusion is not a crime.

Here are the 2 topics Mueller drilled down on in his questions to Trump

Robert Mueller is focusing on whether President Donald Trump had any knowledge of the DNC hack and the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting.
Lanny Davis.

Lanny Davis’s walk-back of his bombshell claim to CNN is more complicated than it looks. And experts say it causes Michael Cohen some new proble...

Michael Cohen's attorney Lanny Davis turned heads in recent days after first saying his client had knowledge that Trump knew in advance of the controversial June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, and then saying he actually didn't know if Cohen had that information.
Michael Cohen exits federal court in New York City on August 21, 2018.

Cohen’s lawyer’s cryptic claim that his client knows of a Trump-linked Russia conspiracy could be a ‘game-changer’ for Mueller...

Michael Cohen's lawyer suggested that Cohen has information about President Donald Trump's knowledge of Russia's election interference and failure to report that to the FBI. One legal scholar said that if Cohen does have such information and it can be corroborated, "I think that's HUGE."
Rudy Giuliani.

Giuliani just admitted the 2016 Trump Tower meeting was to get dirt on Clinton

President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani admitted Sunday that the controversial 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between Trump campaign officials and a Kremlin-linked attorney was to gather information on his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.
Media reports say President Donald Trump is worried about his son, Donald Trump Jr.

Trump admits purpose of 2016 Trump Tower meeting was to get ‘information’ on Hillary Clinton

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday morning to dismiss reports that he fears his son Donald Trump Jr.'s legal fate in the special counsel Robert Mueller's probe. CNN and the Washington Post cited sources that said his worries for Trump Jr. are leading to his increased hits against US intelligence.
President Donald Trump's attorney Jay Sekulow appeared on ABC's "This Week" Sunday.

Trump lawyer shrugs off 2016 Trump Tower meeting legal troubles

President Donald Trump's attorney Jay Sekulow on Sunday questioned the importance of a June 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer. Sekulow's comments come after Trump denied media reports that he was worried about his son's potential legal troubles because of the meeting.
Rudy Giuliani.

Giuliani in May on whether Trump knew about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting: ‘Honestly, I would be surprised if he could remember’ if he...

In May, President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said if the president knew about the controversial June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Russians and campaign officials at that time, it would make sense for it to have later slipped his mind.
Donald Trump Jr. (L) and Donald Trump (R).

3 Trump associates have now hinted he may know more than he’s letting on about the Russia meeting at Trump Tower

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen, defense attorney Rudy Giuliani, and former campaign aide Sam Nunberg have all either declined to back up Trump's claim that he did not know about the meeting or explicitly suggested he knew about it in advance.

Trump says his misleading statement to reporters about the Trump Tower meeting with Russians is ‘irrelevant’ because it’s ‘not...

President Donald Trump said Friday that it really doesn't matter if the statement he helped craft to The New York Times about his eldest son's controversial June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians was misleading.