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Trump’s former lawyer reportedly wanted to cover Manafort’s and Gates’ legal fees, but backed off when associates warned him it would look like an attempt at obstruction

John Dowd, President Donald Trump’s former lead defence attorney, reportedly tried to help pay the legal fees for Paul Manafort and Rick Gates earlier this year. At one point, Dowd is said to have pledged $US25,000 of his own money to help Manafort, but he backed down after Trump’s associates […]
Trump’s former lawyer reportedly wanted to cover Manafort’s and Gates’ legal fees, but backed off when associates warned him it would look like an attempt at obstruction
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Trump reportedly exploded at his ex-lawyer after he heard Mueller was looking into his relationship with Deutsche Bank: ‘This is bulls—!’

President Donald Trump exploded at his former lawyer John Dowd after reading news reports indicating the special counsel Robert Mueller had subpoenaed records from Deutsche Bank, according to the journalist Bob Woodward. Woodward reported on the exchange in his new book, “Fear: Trump in the White House.” Dowd reportedly received […]
Trump reportedly exploded at his ex-lawyer after he heard Mueller was looking into his relationship with Deutsche Bank: ‘This is bulls—!’
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Sessions in the limelight, Trump’s legal troubles, and a Russian oligarch in New Jersey — what you may have missed in the Mueller probe this week

President Donald Trump’s legal woes continued this week as a handful of prominent attorneys rejected offers to represent him amid special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Ted Olson, who served as President George W. Bush’s solicitor general, explained his reasoning for declining Trump’s offer during an interview Monday on MSNBC. […]
Sessions in the limelight, Trump’s legal troubles, and a Russian oligarch in New Jersey  —  what you may have missed in the Mueller probe this week
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8 lawyers who decided not to defend Trump in the Mueller investigation

President Donald Trump is reportedly not an easy person to work with. Lawyer John Dowd suggested as much when he resigned from Trump’s legal team last week, reportedly because the president was refusing to listen to his advice on how to approach the special counsel Robert Mueller and his Russia […]
8 lawyers who decided not to defend Trump in the Mueller investigation
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The lawyer who represented Bush in his landmark Supreme Court case in 2000 just rejected Trump’s offer to join his team — and publicly rebuked him afterward

Ted Olson has publicly rebuked President Donald Trump twice over the past two weeks and turned down the president’s offer to work on his legal team. Olson, who was President George W. Bush’s solicitor general, has described Trump’s White House as chaotic and criticised the administration for siding with a […]
The lawyer who represented Bush in his landmark Supreme Court case in 2000 just rejected Trump’s offer to join his team  —  and publicly rebuked him afterward
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Cambridge Analytica scandal escalates, a Russian hacker is revealed, and Trump’s lawyer resigns — catch up on the latest in the Russia investigation

President Donald Trump’s legal team experienced a shakeup this week. He considered hiring former US attorney and conservative media personality Joseph diGenova, and is said to be considering firing White House lawyer Ty Cobb. John Dowd, Trump’s personal defence attorney, resigned on Thursday because he was reportedly at odds with […]
Cambridge Analytica scandal escalates, a Russian hacker is revealed, and Trump’s lawyer resigns  —  catch up on the latest in the Russia investigation