Skip to comments.Trump attorney John Dowd resigns amid shake-up in president’s legal team
Posted on 03/22/2018 8:39:38 AM PDT by bitt
John Dowd, a personal attorney to President Trump, resigned his post Thursday amid a shake-up in the presidents legal team as Trump has sought more firepower to deal with the special counsels Russia investigation.
The resignation came Thursday, according to three people familiar with the decision. Dowd declined to comment.
Dowds departure was a largely mutual decision made after the president lost confidence in his ability to handle special counsel Robert S. Mueller IIIs investigation and Dowd became frustrated with Trumps recent efforts to bring on new attorneys, they said.
In recent weeks, Dowd clashed with the president, including an incident in which he disagreed vehemently with Trump over a legal strategy, according to the people.
Jay Sekulow, a Trump lawyer and spokesman for the legal team, told The Washington Post, John has been a valuable part of the team and a friend and we will continue to cooperate fully with the special counsel.
Trump added former U.S. attorney Joe diGenova to his legal team last week. And on Monday, The Post reported that Trump had urged his aides to reach out to legal superstar and former solicitor general Theodore B. Olson to join as his lawyer as he faces a likely interview with the Special Counsels investigative team and scrutiny for possible obstruction of justice.
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I’m still trying to figure out, how you can obstruct justice when there’s been no crime committed.
DeGenova is moving in .
Basically he has been replaced by Joe DeGenova who is going to go on the offensive.
“””””””DeGenova is moving in .””””””””””
As Sheldon would say... You’re in my spot. Get out.
To everybody even moderately on the left, they absolutely believe there was collusion, and more.
Atty. Ted Olson declined to take this case on, probably for similar reasons. There is always the risk that this president will talk indiscreetly or off the record, thus destroying a more lawyerly, methodical approach.
Yep. Trump is being accused of Obstruction of Nothing.
Because there MUST have been a crime committed for him to overcome the most awesome god-damned database in the entire god-forsaken world, with everything on it about every individual in a way like it’s never been done before, to misquote Low IQ Maxine Waters.
Dowd has been playing defense which is what lawyers do when they are running scared or they have a guilty client. Trump has been playing offense, which is what you do when you are confident in your position. Dowd has not been serving Trump well. I have a feeling his resignation was requested.
>>DeGenova is moving in
and thank God!
I believe that. Do you want to get fired or do you want to resign immediately.
collusion to do what crime ?
If true.. hallelujah!
Cybill Shepherd: "You're in My Spot"
THE HEARTBREAK KID -- 1972
Could it be that Q is wrong? Could all of the decoding be just the imagination of a couple of silly kids?
Could Trump really be the idiot/crazy person the Main Stream media is tell you he is?
I think Yes on the Q stuff. I am pretty sure Trump is not crazy. And I am very sure he is not an idiot.
But everyone needs to come to their own conclusions.
Over the past few years we have been waiting for Godot. And Godot never shows up. And he never will.
You don't get to be a billionaire by being a crazy idiot. Just the opposite.
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