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Prominent lawyer declines to represent Trump

Prominent lawyer declines to represent Trump

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 March 2018 12:00 AM GMT

Aprominent Chicago defence attorney has declined an invitation to lead President Dold Trumps in special counsel Robert Muellers ongoing Russia investigation, the media reported. Dan K. Webb, a Republican, is a former US attorney for Illinois and a corporate and white-collar defence lawyer for the firm Winston and Strawn, reports The Washington Post. In a statement on Monday, his firm said the President and his team had recently reached out to Webb and D.C.-based partner Tom Buchan. "They were uble to take on the representation due to business conflicts. However they consider the opportunity to represent the President to be the highest honour and they sincerely regret that they cannot do so," the firm said. "They wish the president the best and believe he has excellent representation in Ty Cobb and Jay Sekulow," referring to the two lawyers now handling Trump's defence. IANS

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