White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders addresses reporters during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Jan. 28, 2019.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders addresses reporters during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Jan. 28, 2019.

WASHINGTON - The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has interviewed White House press secretary 
Sarah Sanders, CNN reported Friday.

"The president urged me, like he has everyone in the administration, to fully cooperate with the special counsel. I was happy to voluntarily sit down with him," Sanders said in a statement to CNN that was read on air.