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Trump Lawyers Reportedly Want 2nd Special Counsel

To investigate Robert Mueller's investigation, reports Axios

(Newser) - There's plenty of speculation in DC about whether President Trump might fire special counsel Robert Mueller. But Mike Allen of Axios reports on another strategy being explored by the president's legal team: Appoint a second special counsel to investigate Mueller's investigation. The story suggests that Trump's... More »

Trump 'Personally Dictated' Misleading Don Jr. Statement

Sources say he went against advice of aides

(Newser) - Father knows best? President Trump rejected the advice of aides and personally dictated a statement for Donald Trump Jr. when news of the younger Trump's meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign first surfaced, sources say. According to the Washington Post's sources, advisers with Trump at... More »

Trump's Lawyer Says Nothing 'Nefarious' in Russia Meeting

Trump's lawyer made the Sunday rounds to defend the president

(Newser) - A prominent member of Donald Trump's legal team made the rounds of the Sunday news shows, insisting there was nothing "nefarious" in the meeting between Trump's son and a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign. Jay Sekulow appeared on ABC's This Week With George Stephanopoulos and... More »

Trump Lawyer: 'There Is No Investigation, Period'

Says president's tweet was responding to report of investigation

(Newser) - Tweets that President Trump is under investigation have been greatly exaggerated, the president's own lawyer says. "Let me be clear here," Jay Sekulow tells NBC's Meet the Press. "The president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction." He went on to... More »

Romney Adviser Backed Bans on Abortion, Gays in Africa

Jay Sekulow's ideology undermines Mitt's new centrism: Andy Kroll

(Newser) - Mitt Romney, man of the political center? At Mother Jones , Andy Kroll ridicules that notion by emphasizing Romney's ties with Jay Sekulow, a star of the Christian right who has advocated bans on homosexuality and abortion in Africa. His American Center for Law and Justice—called by Time a... More »

ACLU's Alter Ego Invites God Into Courtroom

Center scores wins for religious right with free speech arguments

(Newser) - A legal center that champions the Christian right is scoring victories and becoming “a very, very significant player in constitutional law,” one analyst says. The American Center for Law and Justice has made waves in the legal world by defending prayer at high school football games and supporting... More »

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