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Transcript released of Flynn voicemail from Trump lawyer

The Justice Department on Friday released a more complete transcript of a voice mail from Donald Trump's attorney John Dowd to Rob Kelner, the lawyer for Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn, where he sought information about Flynn's discussions with the special counsel on the eve of his cooperation deal.

Michael Flynn questions answered

Michael Flynn's dealings with Robert Mueller erupted back into the headlines this week, after court documents disclosed he had told the special counsel about communications he had with people around Donald Trump related to his cooperation.

How Trump's former lawyer evolved on dealing with Mueller

President Donald Trump's former lawyer in the Russia investigation says while he initially urged the President to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller, he eventually came to believe he had not been dealt with the way he had expected given the cooperation his side had given Mueller.

Giuliani says Trump shouldn't testify

President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said Sunday that the president should not testify before special counsel Robert Mueller because "our recollection keeps changing."

NYT: Former Trump lawyer floated pardons for Manafort, Flynn

President Donald Trump's former lawyer, John Dowd, floated the possibility of pardons for national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort last year, The New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing three individuals with knowledge of the discussions.

Two more lawyers decline to join Trump legal team

Two more lawyers have declined to join President Donald Trump's legal team, a Chicago-based law firm said Tuesday, the latest attorneys to turn down an invitation to represent the president amid special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Trump lawyer says a president can't 'obstruct justice.' Can that be true?

The assertion of Donald Trump's lawyer that a president can never be guilty of obstructing justice because he is the country's top law enforcement officer recalls Richard Nixon's remark that "when the president does it, that means it is not illegal," and intensifies debate over whether a sitting president can be indicted.

Trump lawyers set for key meeting with special counsel next week

President Donald Trump's private lawyers are slated to meet with special counsel Robert Mueller and members of his team as soon as next week for what the President's team considers an opportunity to gain a clearer understanding of the next steps in Mueller's probe, according to sources familiar with the matter.

White House turns to above-the-law political defense

Donald Trump's personal attorney's claim that the President cannot be guilty of obstructing justice raises two stunning possibilities that could cast the Russia investigation and its threat to his White House in a new and even more serious light.

WH lawyer told Trump that Flynn misled FBI and Pence

The White House's chief lawyer told President Donald Trump in January he believed then-national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled the FBI and lied to Vice President Mike Pence and should be fired, a source familiar with the matter said Monday.