March 26, 2017, the day alter the President called Coats, the President called NSA Director Admiral Michael
with the Russians difﬁcult.348 The President told Rogers “the thing with the Russians [wa]s messing
The President also said that the news stories linking him with Russia were not true and asked Rogers
17 302, at 3-4. 3“ Rogers 6/12/17 302, at 4. 34" Ledgett 6/13/17 302, at 1-2; see Rogers 6/12/17 302
2 Ledgett 6/13/17 302, at 2—3; Rogers 6/12/17 302, at 4. 56
Department of Justice mama investigation itself.353 Rogers later testified in a congressional
ever feeling pressured to do so.”354 In addition to the speciﬁc comments made to Coats, Pompeo, and Rogers
President said “he was trying to run the country and the cloud of this Russia business was making 353 Rogers
Transcripts, at 20) (testimony by Admiral Michael Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency).
1, 3; Pompeo 6/28/17 302, at 2-3. 3“ Gistaro 6/14/17 302, at 1. 357 Pompeo 6/28/17 302, at 2. 35“ Rogers
analyzing the President’s reaction to Sessions’s recusal and the requests he made to Coats, Pompeo, Rogers
The other outreaches by the President during this period were similar in nature; The President asked Rogers
These requests, while signiﬁcant enough _. that Rogers thought it important to document the encounter
the President’s intent in trying to prevent Sessions’s recusal, and in reaching out to Coats, Pompeo, Rogers
., Michael S. Schmidt, In a Private Dinner, Trump Demanded Loyalty.
Comey Demurred, New York Times (May 11, 2017); Michael S.
On June 12, 2017, the Special Counsel’s Ofﬁce interviewed Admiral Rogers in the presence of agency counsel
Rogers 6/ 12/17 302, at 1. On June 13, the Special Counsel’s Ofﬁce interviewed Ledgett.
Aleksandra Kushner, Jared Kuznetsov, Sergey Landrum, Pete Lavrov, Sergey Ledeen, Barbara Ledeen, Michael
He communicated with Michael Cohen about a possible meeting between Vladimir Putin and candidate Trump
Senate staffer and associate of Michael Flynn who sought to obtain Hillary Clinton emails during the
director of the National Security Agency (Jan. 2014 — Apr. 2017); present when President Trump called Michael
Rogers on March 26, 2017.
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