Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chief, drops legal team

From Reuters - August 10, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, has tapped a new legal team to represent him as government lawyers examine possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, his spokesman Jason Maloni said.

Law firm WilmerHale had been speaking on Manafort's behalf to investigators, but that relationship has ended, Maloni said.

"As of today, WilmerHale no longer represents Mr. Manafort," Maloni said in a statement.


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