US President Donald Trump asked Prime Minister Scott Morrison for help investigating the origins of the Mueller investigation into Russian election interference, the ABC has confirmed.
A White House source has confirmed that Mr Trump asked Mr Morrison to assist a Justice Department investigation being carried out by US Attorney-General William Barr.
Australia's former high commissioner to the United Kingdom, Alexander Downer, helped trigger an initial FBI investigation into Mr Trump's links with Russia.
This morning Mr Downer said he knew nothing about the apparent phone call between the President and Prime Minister.
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