Reportedly, former Trump aide Steve Bannon was very direct in telling President Trump that he needed new lawyers on his team. Mr. Bannon does not like the laid-back approach that the President’s legal team has been using. He thinks that new blood is needed to fire things up more proactively. That is not the only thing that Bannon is looking at. He is looking for ways to control Special Counsel Robert Mueller in some interesting ways. read on:
As Written By LACHLAN MARKAY and ASAWIN SUEBSAENG for the Daily Signal:
Trump’s former top dog increasingly feels like he has to take matters into his own hands.
The former White House chief strategist has grown increasingly concerned that the president’s legal team is falling down on the job, proving too accommodating to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and leaving Trump vulnerable as former campaign aides are handed indictments.
“In terms of Steve’s thinking of how the president is handling this, yeah, he thinks the legal team was not prepared for what happened today—they’re not serving the president well,” a source close to Bannon said.
Added another confidant: Bannon believes Ty Cobb and John Dowd, the top two attorneys on the president’s legal team, “are asleep at the wheel.”
Bannon talked to Trump after those indictments were issued on Monday to express these concerns directly. Two sources, one working inside and one outside the White House, with knowledge of the conversation told The Daily Beast that Bannon advised Trump not to demote Dowd and Cobb, but to bring in new lawyers to work over them, in the hopes that fresh blood would bring an order and “ruthlessness” to Trump’s legal team that Bannon sees as desperately incompetent.
Cobb and Dowd have publicly feuded over White House legal strategy after ………
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