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Pence hires BigLaw lawyer in Russian Federation probe with personal Comey connection

28 June 2017

Pence has not come under any particular scrutiny over the course of the Department of Justice Russia investigation.

Mueller's investigation of the President's conduct is a major watershed in the FBI probe, which over nearly the past year has focused on uncovering Moscow's attempts to meddle in, or influence, the 2016 presidential campaign and whether any of Trump's campaign personnel colluded with Russian officials.

Cullen, who supported Trump's rival Jeb Bush during the race for the Republican presidential nomination, also represented Tom DeLay, a Texas Republican and former majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, during the investigation into corrupt Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

Kasowitz has told some White House personnel that they don't need to hire their own lawyers, according to one person familiar with some of the legal discussions that have occurred inside the White House.

Trump's legal team quickly denounced the report on Wednesday. But it's happened in Trump's first five months.

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Several legal experts told Reuters that Comey's testimony last week that Trump expected loyalty and told Comey he hoped he could drop an investigation of a former top aide could bolster obstruction of justice allegations against Trump.

Senators on Tuesday questioned both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Pence is likely a peripheral figure in the Russian Federation probe, having joined the Trump ticket late in the presidential campaign.

Trump did not directly address the allegations that he is being probed for possibly obstructing justice, a potentially impeachable offense.

Pence said in early June that he did not think an independent prosecutor was necessary to investigate potential collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.

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But Mr Comey also testified that to his knowledge the president had not tried to stop the Russian Federation investigation.

"Irregular migration creates risks for everyone", Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said.

The administration initially gave differing reasons for his dismissal, including that he had lost the confidence of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

He praised U.S. President Donald Trump's tough stance against illegal immigration, saying it was responsible for a more than 70 percent drop in illegal crossings of the U.S. -Mexico border since the beginning of his administration in January.

Mueller resigned and took with him at least three others from the firm to join his "dream team" of lawyers for the probe.

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Pence hires BigLaw lawyer in Russian Federation probe with personal Comey connection