Cobb’s appointment was a sign that Trump—who has denounced the Russia scandal as “fake news” and the various probes as a “witch hunt”—was concerned about the Russia-related inquiries.He signed up Cobb, who boasts extensive criminal defense expertise, days after the news hit that Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort—Trump’s closest advisers—had met privately in June 2016 with a Kremlin emissary who was supposed to share with them dirt on Hillary Clinton.” But on Tuesday night, in a combative email exchange with a stranger, Cobb explained why he took the job and stated that he had given up millions of dollars in annual income to join the Trump White House. Cobb’s interlocutor was, improbably, the owner of a Washington noodle shop called Toki.This restauranteur, Jeff Jetton, has been something of a mixer or an amateur investigator in the Russia scandal.
But I actually do not think that’s how what is happening to our government is going to be stopped,” Colbert said. “I don’t know what the special counsel investigation [is] going to find. But I don’t think anybody can, with a straight face, say that the Russians did not set out to influence our election ….
One of those attorneys, Marc Kasowitz, a longtime legal hand for Trump, earned a dose of bad press when a story broke revealing that he had sent profanity-laced and threatening emails to a stranger who had urged him to quit Trump’s legal crew.
Soon after, Kasowtiz reduced his role as Trump’s lead outside lawyer.
They deserve to have a democracy.” “I don’t take it personally.
I think it’s part of his worldview, which is all tied up with his anger, his disappointment in the collapse of the Soviet Union, and his feeling that we’re his No. (Trump: “The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.”) Clinton saw a few parts of the speech, and wasn’t impressed.