Mar 25, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump denies having difficulty finding lawyer for Russia case

In a Sunday morning tweet, President Trump denied that it's "hard to find a lawyer" that wants to take on his case in the Russia probe, implying instead that his recent difficulty finding representation stems from conflicts of interest.

The big picture: Trump's personal attorney, John Dowd, resigned last week, after news that he'd added "streetfighter" Joe diGenova to his legal team. However, CNN has reported that diGenova's role on Trump's legal team remains in flux — and Trump couldn't lock down renowned GOP lawyer Theodore Olson amid the upheaval.

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