Jan 16, 2018

Report: Corey Lewandowski hires lawyer for Russia investigation


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Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has hired lawyer Peter Chavkin in preparation for his appearance before the House Intelligence Committee this week, The Daily Beast reports.

Why it matters: Lewandowski is the latest in a string of Trump associates who have lawyered up for the Russia probe, including Steve Bannon. Chavkin has previously represented Ruth Madoff and two investors from the infamous Fyre Festival.

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