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Meet the all-star team of lawyers Robert Mueller has working on the Trump-Russia investigation

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The special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed one year ago to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and possible coordination with the Trump campaign - and Mueller has quietly assembled a formidable team of investigators whose resumés offer a glimpse into potential leads the probe is chasing.
Mueller's team boasts a storied amount of experience both prosecution and criminal defense, hailing from prestigious law firms to top spots in the Justice Department.
The lawyers, combined, possess a vast array of experience investigating financial fraud, corruption...
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Trump's Stormy Daniels Disclosure Still Leaves Questions About Payments To Cohen

Trump's Stormy Daniels Disclosure Still Leaves Questions About Payments To Cohen

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According to Rudy Giuliani, Trump paid Michael Cohen $420,000 - but Cohen only paid Daniels $130,000. What happened to the rest of it?
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A plane linked to the Russian government flew into the Seychelles the day before a secret meeting that Mueller is investigating

A plane linked to the Russian government flew into the Seychelles the day before a secret meeting that Mueller is investigating

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A Russian plane with ties to the Kremlin flew to the Seychelles before a secret 2017 meeting between a Trump associate and a Putin ally, according to a report.
The special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating a series of meetings in the Seychelles as part of the Trump-Russia probe.
The plane was reportedly owned by Russian billionaire Andrei Skoch, who now serves as a deputy in the Russian State Duma.
The new details have prompted speculation over whether the meeting was truly an impromptu encounter, as the Trump associate has claimed, or whether they were arranged deliberately to...
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Rudy Giuliani: I 'would be surprised' if Trump knew about 2016 meeting with Russians

Rudy Giuliani: I 'would be surprised' if Trump knew about 2016 meeting with Russians

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President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said he finds it unlikely that the president would've been aware of a controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting.
Giuliani was responding to the Senate Judiciary Committee's release of roughly 2,000 pages of documents on the meeting.
ALSO: Giuliani weighs in on new revelations around the Stormy Daniels saga .
President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, told Business Insider in a phone interview that he "would be surprised" if the president knew at the time of the controversial June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign...
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