Former federal prosecutors added to Trump legal team

Former federal prosecutors added to Trump legal team

Former federal prosecutors added to Trump legal team

(In his speech-though to many, it felt more like an angry rant-at the Republican National Convention in 2016, Giuliani said, "I have known Donald Trump for nearly 30 years, and he has created and accomplished great things, in my city and all over the world.") The lawyer was once the US attorney for the Southern District of New York-exactly the jurisdiction in which another of Trump's personal lawyers, Michael Cohen, is being investigated. "He has been my friend for a long time and wants to get this matter quickly resolved for the good of the country, '" Sekulow said in a statement.

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani introduces Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on August 18, 2016.

"Jane and Marty are highly respected former federal prosecutors with decades of experience".

Mr. Trump had expressed hope the previous day at a news conference that the Mueller probe would soon end in virtually identical terms - "we are hopefully coming to the end", he said.

I sincerely believe that Democrats were sure Donald Trump would be - if not imprisoned - removed from office before the end of his first year as President.

-Last year, joined former Bush administration attorney general Michael Mukasey in working to resolve the case of Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian businessman who was accused of participating in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

Giuliani was a prosecutor for New York's Southern District in the 1980s.

Giuliani said the appointment was "an honor". He then served for two terms as New York City mayor from 1994 to 2001. Mr. Trump's legal team has "worked so hard to get this done".

As for the former NYC mayor, he told CNN, Mueller "needs a little push" to go ahead and wrap things up with the Russian Federation probe.

"I don't know yet what's outstanding".

"I think it was probably a very wise decision for the president to bring Giuliani on board", Dershowitz told FOX Business' Kennedy Thursday. Trump, however, picked Rex Tillerson, leaving Giuliani without a Cabinet post.

"We're back on track and this should help bring this down the home stretch", said one source close to Trump.

At the outset of Giuliani's work for the President, he is expected to play a lead role in the interactions with the Mueller team.

Cohen's office, home and hotel room were raided last week by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is investigating the lawyer's business dealings, including suspected bank fraud. He also intensified his public criticism of the Mueller investigation, calling it "an attack on our country".

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