Trump lawyers greenlight second special counsel

The appointment of a second special counsel to investigate the FBI and Justice Department took a giant step forward yesterday when the president's deputy press secretary, Raj Shah, told reporters on Air Force One that the president's legal team had given their approval. CNBC: President Donald Trump's legal team backs the idea of appointing a second special counsel to investigate the FBI and Justice Department, a White House spokesman said Monday. The president's attorneys have already signed off on the notion of picking a special counsel to probe U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies' actions during the 2016 presidential campaign, Axios reported Monday, citing White House spokesman Raj Shah. The Justice Department would have to appoint the special prosecutor. If a second special counsel takes shape, it would mark perhaps the most drastic move by the Trump administration to delve into accusations of wrongdoing at...(Read Full Post)

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