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Mon Jun 19, 2017, 04:31 AM

Escalating investigation puts Trump and his staff at legal odds




Escalating investigation puts Trump and his staff at legal odds

The interests of the president and his aides are diverging, increasing the legal risks for those who try to stay loyal instead of hiring their own lawyers.



http://www.politico.com/story/2017/06/16/donald-trump-staff-investigation-legal-counsel-239658
By Darren Samuelsohn

06/16/2017 08:20 PM EDT


The legal interests of President Donald Trump and his aides are dramatically diverging as special counsel Robert Mueller expands his probe into possible obstruction of justice Ė and as the president ratchets up his attacks on the investigators.

While Trumpís personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz, recently told White House staffers they can rely on him, rather than hire their own lawyers, some of the people closest to Trump arenít taking that advice.

Vice President Mike Pence, a likely witness as the investigation focuses on Trumpís firings of both White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and FBI Director James Comey, made the most public break yet in Trumpís innermost circle this week by confirming heís retained a prominent Virginia GOP attorney to represent him.

ďPence hiring a lawyer tells the White House staff two things: Theyíre all potential witnesses in this investigation and donít listen to Marc Kasowitz,Ē said Adam Goldberg, a former Clinton White House crisis communications official..................

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 05:47 AM

1. Every man and woman for himself and herself

Push everyone out of the way and save yourself

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Mon Jun 19, 2017, 06:40 AM

2. trump has a history of only working to save trump

even his people are now figuring out this now...

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 07:20 AM

3. Trying to guess when the House Rubs start lawyering up?

If they were smart---pretty soon! McConnell, Ryan, Nunes....

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