Special federal investigator Robert Mueller, who is exploring possible Russian involvement in last year’s presidential election, has requested the emails of Cambridge Analytica, the data firm that worked for the Donald Trump campaign, the Wall Street Journal reported (subscription required).
The request for emails from any employee who worked is voluntary. The company already complied with a similar request from the House Intelligence Committee, who interviewed Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix by video conference earlier this week, according to the report.
It has been previously reported that Nix was interested in obtaining some 33,000 emails deleted from Hillary Clinton’s server and had approached WikiLeaks to gain access. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange acknowledged that contact via Twitter but said Nix’s request was