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Fri May 24, 2019, 09:53 AM

Lawyer for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes also works for Trump Organization

Source: CNN

Lawyer for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes also works for Trump Organization

By Zachary Cohen, CNN

Updated 7:00 AM ET, Fri May 24, 2019

Washington (CNN) -- An attorney for Navy SEAL chief Edward "Eddie" Gallagher also represents the Trump Organization, CNN has learned, just days after reports surfaced indicating the President is considering pardoning Gallagher of charges that could constitute war crimes.

Gallagher faces a slew of accusations connected to violations of military law while he was deployed to the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2017, including premeditated murder in the stabbing death of an injured person in Iraq. He has pleaded not guilty.

Trump Organization lawyer Marc Mukasey started working on the case in recent months, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik, a former business partner of Trump ally and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, also is helping with Gallagher's case. Kerik, who once served three years in federal prison for charges including tax fraud and lying to officials, was nominated as homeland security secretary by President George W. Bush but withdrew from consideration due to potential tax violations.

He has regularly appeared on Fox News as a surrogate for the President.
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Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/24/politics/navy-seal-chief-eddie-gallagher-defense-team-trump/index.html



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An attorney for Navy SEAL chief Edward "Eddie" Gallagher also represents the Trump Organization just days after reports surfaced indicating the President is considering pardoning Gallagher of charges that could constitute war crimes.




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Previously at DU:

Navy SEAL accused of murder moved out of brig at Trump's direction, his attorney says

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Fri May 24, 2019, 11:22 AM

1. The stable genius is too stupid to be corrupt

You’re supposed to hatch these evil plots where no one sees them coming. He is so dumb, and has so many surrogates who despise him and leak info, that his misdeeds is all out in the open.

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Fri May 24, 2019, 11:41 AM

2. K&R

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