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Is The Attorney General The President's Lawyer Or America's Lawyer?
And the history of the attorney general is long, but the confusion that people are having right now is the idea that somehow the attorney general is supposed to be the president's lawyer. He is not the president's lawyer, he is the lawyer for the U.S ...
Team Trump: Oval Office Tapes? Talk to My Lawyer
Team Trump appears to be outsourcing questions about anything even tenuously connected to James Comey to outside counsel. Lachlan Markay · Asawin Suebsaeng. 06.15.17 6:25 PM ET. Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast. In recent ...
Vice President Pence has hired a criminal lawyer to respond to requests from the special counsel
Vice President Mike Pence has hired an experienced criminal lawyer to respond to requests from the special counsel and congressional committees investigating possible connections between Donald Trump's campaign and Russia, a spokesman for Pence ...
Trump lashes out at Russia probe; Pence hires a lawyer
Pence's decision to hire Richard Cullen, a Richmond-based lawyer who previously served as a U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, came less than a month after Trump hired his own private lawyer. The hiring of Cullen, whom an aide said ...
Ontario lawyer receives hate mail following appearance in documentary now on Netflix
An Ontario-based lawyer said her depiction in a documentary now screening on Netflix, focusing on three teens tried as adults — including a Pomona teen who was sentenced for 162 years for attempted murder — was patently unfair and has prompted a ...
Trump-Russia inquiry: Vice-President Pence hires lawyer
Vice-President Mike Pence has hired an outside lawyer to handle his response to inquiries into possible ties between President Trump's campaign and Russia. Richard Cullen is known for representing high profile clients. Earlier, US media reported that ...
Cosby accuser: Defense lawyer should win Oscar for 'performance'
(CNN) One of the women accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault lambasted his legal defense team Friday, saying it put on a "performance" in the courtroom during the comedian's trial on sexual offense charges. "If Oscars were awarded to trial attorneys ...
Mike Pence, Trump's Steadfast No. 2, Lawyers Up
As special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia picks up steam—and expands to include an inquiry into obstruction of justice—Pence has taken the step of hiring a criminal defense lawyer to guide him through ...
The Washington Lawyer Who, Like a Bad Penny, Always Turns Up
Jamie Gorelick is now Jared Kushner's personal lawyer, and her friends and neighbors are apparently cattily bashing her off-the-record to Washington Post reporters while insisting publicly they have no quarrel with her. Matthew Continetti scoffs ...
The Latest: Transition lawyer to staff: preserve records
The top lawyer for the Trump transition team has ordered the organization's staff to preserve all records and other materials related to the widening investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian ...
Scarborough Pushes Back on Brzezinski's Claim That Pence Hiring a Lawyer Is Unusual
MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski got into an argument with co-host Joe Scarborough on Friday over Vice President Mike Pence's decision to hire a lawyer for the Russia investigation, saying, "We shouldn't pretend this is normal." Scarborough defended Pence on ...
FBI: It's unlikely fugitive lawyer escaped without help
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The FBI says it's unlikely a Kentucky lawyer who disappeared before his sentencing in a massive Social Security fraud case could have escaped and remained at large without help. Amy Hess is a special agent in charge of the FBI in ...
FBI: Disgraced lawyer had help fleeing, associates likely will be charged
The FBI says it believes that disgraced lawyer-on-the-run Eric Conn is still in the United States and has been assisted in his escape. The FBI's special agent in charge for Kentucky, Amy Hess, also told reporters Friday that friends, associates, and ...
Trump's personal lawyer hires his own lawyer to help deal with Russia probe
Michael Cohen, a longtime personal attorney for President Donald Trump, has hired an attorney of his own to help him deal with the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. As reported by NBC News' Katy Tur, Cohen has hired ...
NBC: Trump's lawyer has hired his own lawyer
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen has hired his own lawyer, NBC News reports. Cohen has hired Stephen Ryan, of McDermott, Will & Emery. Trump's lawyer is said to be testifying in front of the House Intelligence Committee on ...
Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, hires his own lawyer in Russia probe
MIAMI — Michael Cohen, who for years has served as President Trump's personal attorney, has hired a lawyer of his own to help him navigate the expanding Russia investigation. Cohen confirmed Friday to The Washington Post that he has retained Stephen ...
President Trump's personal lawyer hires his own lawyer
President Trump's personal lawyer has retained a Washington, D.C.-based lawyer to represent him in the various government probes connected to Russian involvement in the 2016 election. Attorney Steve Ryan says Friday that Michael Cohen plans on ...
President Trump's Personal Lawyer Has Hired His Own Lawyer to Handle the Russia Investigation
(WASHINGTON) — President Trump's personal lawyer has retained a Washington, D.C.-based lawyer to represent him in the various government probes connected to Russian involvement in the 2016 election. Attorney Steve Ryan says Friday that Michael ...
FBI: It's Unlikely Fugitive Lawyer Escaped Without Help
FBI: It's Unlikely Fugitive Lawyer Escaped Without Help. The FBI says it's unlikely a Kentucky lawyer who disappeared before his sentencing in a massive Social Security fraud case could have escaped and remain at large without help. June 16, 2017, at 3 ...
In Non-Trump Lawsuit, Trump Lawyer Accuses Trump Friend of Obstruction
The filing perhaps showcases the kinds of activity that Trump's lawyer believes is worthy of punishment. In Peerenboom's lawsuit, filed in 2013, Perlmutter and his wife Laura are blamed for a nasty smear campaign. The first round of hate mail largely ...
The Obscure Lawyer Who Might Become the Most Powerful Woman in Washington
She was active in the Federalist Society, the conservative lawyer's group that has long been a talent pool for anyone interested in serving in the administration of a Republican president or on the Supreme Court. Brand was part of the legal team ...
Judge rejects Cosby lawyers' renewed call for mistrial as jury deliberations remain deadlocked
After percolating out of sight, the subject of a mistrial in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case burst into open court Friday. Judge Steven T. O'Neill challenged Cosby's lead lawyer on a mistrial motion as a deadlocked jury deliberated into its fifth ...
Lawyer expects governmental entities to join potential lawsuit ...
Lawyer expects governmental entities to join potential lawsuit ...
Trump Hires Veteran Lawyer With Deep Experience in Washington
President Trump has added John Dowd, a veteran lawyer in Washington, to his legal team in the face of investigations related to Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as well as possible obstruction of justice in the firing of the James B. Comey, the ...
'Bachelor In Paradise': Interview With DeMario Jackson's Lawyer ...
'Bachelor In Paradise': Interview With DeMario Jackson's Lawyer ...
Cosby's lawyer, judge clash as jury pushes patience, clock - WBRC FOX6 News
(AP) - Bill Cosby's lawyer repeatedly demanded a mistrial in his sex assault trial as five days of deliberations on the fate of the man once known as America's Dad pushed into Father's Day weekend, but the judge said there was no precedent to shut down ...
Cosby's lawyer, judge clash as jury pushes patience, clock
Bill Cosby's lawyer repeatedly demanded a mistrial in his sex assault trial as five days of deliberations on the fate of the man once known as America's Dad pushed into Father's Day weekend, but the judge said there was no precedent to shut down the ...
When the doctor makes a mistake, it's hard to find a lawyer in Alabama
"Some of them had one lawyer or maybe two," Bearden said. "And there I was, an 85-year-old sitting there with all this credible evidence and nobody would listen to me or hear what I have to say." Alabama is one of the toughest environments for patients ...
DeMario Jackson's Lawyer: Footage Will Show Bachelor in Paradise Incident Was Consensual
His lawyer Walter Mosley issued a statement to People Saturday that doubles down on his client's innocence. “The tapes will show that everyone, all of the participants of the Bachelor, everyone was consenting to what was going on … And certainly his ...
Trump's tough-talking outside counsel Mark Kasowitz may do him more harm than good
Marc Kasowitz, whom President Trump tapped last month as his outside counsel to help defend him against the rapidly escalating federal Russia probe, describes himself on his firm's website as "the toughest lawyer on Wall Street," an "uberlitigator" and ...
London fire victim was on phone with parents when she died, lawyer says
“Just three months ago, Gloria left Italy to find work as an architect in London,” the lawyer said. “She decided to go abroad to not economically weigh on her parents.” Her parents' home had been repossessed a few months ago, Sandrin said. They are now ...
Cosby spokesman sends epic message to lawyer Gloria Allred after mistrial declared in rape case
Cosby spokesman sends epic message to lawyer Gloria Allred after mistrial declared in rape case A Cosby spokesperson slams lawyers accusing Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct following a mistral in one criminal case against Cosby. (Image via Twitter ...
DeMario Jackson's Lawyer Talks Bachelor in Paradise Scandal: "We Don't Fear Any Criminal Investigation"
DeMario Jackson's lawyer Walter Mosley says he and the Bachelor in Paradise star "don't fear any criminal investigation" stemming from an alleged incident between his client and co-star Corinne Olympios that spurred production to be suspended. Filming ...
GOP frets that 'aggressive, loud' NYC Trump lawyer will land White House in even more legal jeopardy
Republicans are reportedly worrying that Marc Kasowitz — President Donald Trump's civil lawyer from his days as a reality TV game show host and real estate mogul — is going to do the president more harm than good in the fight against the multiple ...
Former McCain lawyer joins Trump's outside counsel team
The team of outside attorneys helping President Trump navigate the Russia investigation has added another -- John Dowd. Dowd tells CBS News the team's head attorney, Marc Kasowitz asked him to come on board at the end of May and has been working ...
Ex-Bush ethics lawyer: Pence will soon become the president if Trump fires Mueller
The top ethics lawyer to former President George W. Bush warned on Saturday that if President Trump fires special counsel Robert Mueller, Vice President Pence "will soon become the 46th President." "Just appeared on FOX News. They are building a case ...
Bill Cosby's attorney says he is worried about entertainer's health
(CNN) Bill Cosby's defense lawyer says he is concerned about the entertainer's health following what he described as an "unfair" aggravated indecent assault trial that ended in a mistrial Saturday. Prosecutors said Cosby, 79, drugged and sexually ...
Pence Will Soon be President if Trump Fires Mueller, says Bush Lawyer
Vice President Mike Pence will soon lead the U.S. if President Donald Trump fires Russia investigation special counsel Robert Mueller, a Bush administration ethics lawyer said Saturday. Trump's legal team and surrogates are “building a case for firing ...
Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite tweets
Trump's tweets following the report appeared to confirm the investigation, but his lawyer said it only appeared that way because of the character limit on Twitter. Sekulow added that Trump is "very effective" with his use of social media. "There's a ...
Trump lawyer: We haven't been notified of any investigation
WASHINGTON —- An attorney for President Trump disputed reports Sunday that Trump is under formal investigation for obstruction of justice in connection with the firing of FBI Director James Comey, despite claims to the contrary by government officials ...
Lawyer says Donald Trump not under investigation
Lawyer says Donald Trump not under investigation. Chicago News 06/18/2017, 09:59am. President Donald Trump and his son Barron walk to Marine One across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, June 17, 2017, en route to Camp ...
Trump Lawyer Sows Confusion About Whether The President Is Under Investigation
When Wallace said it seemed Sekulow didn't know whether Trump is under investigation, the lawyer responded: “You're right, Chris, I can't read the mind” of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. “Okay, well good, we're in agreement,” Wallace said. “You don't ...
Trump lawyer Sekulow: President has no knowledge of being investigated
Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump's legal team, said Sunday he has no knowledge of the president being the target of a federal probe, despite Trump's statements that he is being investigated. “The president has not been notified by anyone that ...
Trump not under investigation for firing ex-FBI chief Comey – lawyer
The president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction,” lawyer Jay Sekulow from Trump's legal team told NBC's Meet The Press program. The comment came after the president tweeted on Friday: “I am being investigated for firing the ...
Trump lawyer insists there is no obstruction investigation — but then hedges
“Let me be very clear here, as it has been since the beginning, the president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction,” lawyer Jay Sekulow said on NBC's “Meet the Press,” part of a blitz of bookings on the Sunday morning public ...
Insider Q&A: Lawyer: NAFTA talks could wrap up this year
WASHINGTON — The United States has announced plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. Talks between the three countries could begin in August. During the campaign, President Donald Trump called ...
Trump: 'I am being investigated.' Trump lawyer: He's not.
June 18, 2017 12:54 PM EDT - Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump's legal team, repeatedly said on four television shows June 18 that Trump isn't under investigation by the special counsel. (Bastien Inzaurralde / The Washington Post) ...
Trump Lawyer Contradicts Trump Tweet, Stumps Sunday Beltway Hosts
Jake Tapper, Chuck Todd, John Dickerson and Chris Wallace gave it their best, but none could quite crack the composure – or the logic – of Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow today. Watching Tapper's State of the Union, Todd's Meet the Press, Dickerson's Face the ...
Trump Lawyer Denies President Is Under Investigation, Despite Tweet
Attorney Jay Sekulow spoke with Jake Tapper on CNN to attempt to clear up any miscommunication caused by Trump's tweet. “Let me be clear — the president's not under investigation, as James Comey said in his testimony, that the president was not the ...
Trump 'Is Not Under Investigation,' His Lawyer Insists
The denial on Sunday by Jay Sekulow, one of several personal lawyers Mr. Trump has hired to represent him in the Russia case, is the latest of many examples in which the president's aides and lawyers have scrambled to avert a public-relations mess ...