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Skadden, a corporate litigation behemoth, has recently been touched by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. In February, Alex van der Zwaan, formerly an attorney in Skadden's London office, pleaded guilty to lying to prosecutors and the FBI. He was ...
... about the much discussed possibility of a pardon for his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, Trump snapped back “Stupid question.” While insulting for the White House press corps, it must have been a welcomed response for the White House counsel. Despite indications that Trump has been looking into ...

John Edwards' defense attorney Greg Craig speaks to a crowd of reporters on June 3, 2011 in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Edwards, the ... President Barack Obama talks with White House Counsel Gregory Craig, after Craig, and other White House staff members were sworn-in on Jan. 21, 2009, in the ...
White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short told CNN on Monday morning that there's "no need" to pardon Cohen "at this point." Cohen, Trump's longtime personal lawyer, is reportedly under investigation for bank fraud and campaign finance law violations. Federal agents raided his home, hotel ...
Cohen, of course, is Michael Cohen, the President's longtime lawyer and fixer. His legal case is causing significant turmoil inside the White House, three administrations officials told CNN, far more than Comey. Read More. Cohen is considered "a wild card that we can do little to nothing about," one of the ...

The White House plans to nominate Dan Michael Berkovitz, a commodities lawyer intimately familiar with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, for a Democratic seat on the commission, according to an April 16 announcement. Berkovitz served as CFTC general counsel from 2009 to 2013 before ...
"I have full confidence in Ty Cobb, my Special Counsel, and have been fully advised throughout each phase of this process." The president's tweet posted moments before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was spotted by a reporter leaving the White House. The No. 2 Justice Department official with ...

It Appears The White House Has Put Special Counsel Mueller On Notice ... The White House seems to be putting Special Counsel Robert Mueller on notice. ... Because usually most legal experts believe that he would have to order Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to fire Mueller, and Rosenstein ...
The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump believes he has the power to dismiss Special Counsel Robert Mueller. "He certainly believes ... investigation. Under Justice Department regulations, only Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Russia investigation, can fire Mueller.
(CNN) After White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday the White House is "not probing whether Jared Kushner violated the law," questions remain about what exactly the White House Counsel's Office is looking into, with respect to President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser.
White House seeks to distance itself from the Stormy Daniels story by shifting the focus to Trump's lawyer and his 2016 campaign ... some distance between the administration and two key parties in the Daniels controversy: The 2016 Trump campaign and the president's personal attorney, Michael Cohen.
As White House counsel, McGahn has played a prominent but controversial role shepherding Trump's Cabinet picks through confirmation, as well as notching lifetime appointments for 29 federal judges, including Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. McGahn has also been central to the reversal of myriad ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reportedly put the White House on notice: If Rod Rosenstein goes, I might go, too. The Washington Post's Sari Horwitz, Rosalind S. Helderman, Josh Dawsey, and Matt Zapotosky report that Sessions told White House counsel Don McGahn last weekend that if President ...
... personal legal counsel. The Justice Department announced Friday that Cohen has been "under criminal investigation" for months in New York over his business dealings. Earlier Friday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders declined to say whether Cohen was still Trump's personal attorney.


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