Tag Archives: Trump Legal Team

Don McGahn, general counsel for the Trump transition team, gets into an elevator in the lobby at Trump Tower, November 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Trump’s Legal Team Isn’t Playing Well Together

Trump’s Legal Team Isn’t Playing Well Together

By Tom Schoenberg and Shannon Pettypiece, Bloomberg Businessweek In August, White House lawyer Ty Cobb made a bold prediction — the cloud cast by the Russia investigation that President Trump hired him to handle would soon lift. If special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election meddling was still haunting the White House by Thanksgiving, Cobb

Ty Cobb. Photo by Jerry Cleveland (The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Ethics Expert on Ty Cobb’s Steakhouse Disclosures: He Blew It

When Ty Cobb joined President Trump’s legal team in July, Bloomberg News reported that he was “intended to be traffic cop, enforcer of discipline” on matters related to the ongoing investigation of Russian involvement in the 2016 election. This week, some attorneys were left wondering if that discipline applies to professional ethics. On Sunday, a New

John Dowd circa 2010.  Photographer: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

Trump Shakes Up Legal Team in Face of Growing Mueller Probe

By Shannon Pettypiece and  Toluse Olorunnipa, Bloomberg News President Donald Trump is shaking up his legal team as he seeks to combat an expanding and intensifying Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. Attorney John Dowd said he will be the president’s lead lawyer on the issue, while Marc Kasowitz will have a scaled-back

Chief Counsel for the American Center for Law & Justice Jay Sekulow hosts the GMA Honors Celebration and Hall of Fame Induction at the Allen Arena at Lipscomb University on April 29, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GMA)

The New Face of Trump’s Legal Team Is the Christian Right’s Pitbull

Jay Sekulow has had a lively debut as a member of President Donald Trump’s personal legal team. On June 11, the Washington attorney and conservative television figure went on ABC’s “This Week” talk show and refused to rule out the possibility that the president would fire the special counsel overseeing the criminal probe of the Trump campaign