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Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:41 PM

Trump's lawyers have a tough job. And it's probably going to get harder.

It’s like “Groundhog Day.” At the end of January, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker opined that the Mueller probe was wrapping up. Then, a few days after that, the feds announced that they’d recovered terabytes of data, an almost unimaginable amount, from Roger Stone’s seized electronic devices. Which means we’ll have Robert Mueller with us, in one form or another, for a long while. Which, in turn, means we’ll have Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s lawyer.

If that prospect sounds dispiriting, please muster up some understanding. In fact, let’s observe a moment of silence for poor Giuliani — and for the 17 other lawyers the White House recently hired to defend Trump against the coming onslaught by the special counsel and the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives.

True, some people will find these attorneys hard to feel sorry for. But they are going to run into many, many troubles, general and specific. Because here’s the problem with being a defense lawyer: It’s hard — not impossible, but hard — to be better than your client.

In extreme cases, all kinds of clients can ask lawyers to do illegal things — which, if the lawyers are at all sane, they won’t. Clients can also plan to perjure themselves and ask their lawyers to help them do it. Which the lawyers won’t if they are even minimally self-protective.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trumps-lawyers-have-a-tough-job-and-its-probably-going-to-get-harder/ar-BBTmw9S?li=BBnb7Kz

When you have a clinical narcissist as a client things can't be too easy.

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Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:44 PM

1. They deserve every bit of misery heading

their way. If they want money that badly it's only fair they pay for it.

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Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:51 PM

2. Am I (taxpayer) paying for all of these 17 recently hired lawyers?

I guess my increase in taxes (decrease in refund) is going to these trump shills?

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