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>> President Donald Trump's son-in-law, and top White House advisor, Jared Kushner. Hiring one of the country's most prominent trial lawyers to help represent him in probes linked to Russia. The New York Times reporting that Kushner has retained the services of Abbe Lowell, the lawmaker's lawyer. And consummate Washington insider who has represented high-profile figures from both political parties.
Including John Edwards, Jack Abramoff, and Senator Robert Menendez who he is currently defending against federal corruption charges.>> Mr Lowell.>> Lowell was also chief counsel to House Democrats during the impeachment of President Bill Clinton. Department of Justice, Special Counsel Robert Mueller is examining Kushner's undisclosed meetings. With the Russian ambassador and a Russian banker as part of a sweeping investigation.
The Washington Post also reporting earlier this month that Mueller was investigating Kushner's finances and business dealings. When Mueller became Special Counsel in May, he left a job at the same legal firm that employs another lawyer for Kushner, Jamie Gorelick. Who advised Kushner to get independent legal help to determine whether he should continue with Mueller's old firm as his counsel.
Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the President himself have all hired private attorneys to help with the Russia investigation. Trump, in a series of tweets posted Monday, demanded that investigators apologize. For looking into Russian interference and possible collusion with his election campaign. Accusing his predecessor, President Barack Obama, of having "colluded or obstructed", but provided no evidence.