There is a new legal team in town and they now belong to President Donald Trump.Their specific function is to represent the President in his dealings with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the Russian collusion investigation. the President’s previous legal advisor has tendered his resignation, which the President graciously accepted. The law firm is diGenova & Toensing. Victoria Toensing will be representing the President and this article outlines her vast experience inside the Beltway. There is just one problem: the President still wants to do the interview with the Mueller team.
As Written and Reported by Brooke Singman for Fox News:
President Trump retained the law firm diGenova & Toensing this week to represent him in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates in the 2016 presidential election, sources told Fox News on Thursday.
Reports this week suggested Joseph diGenova had joined Trump’s outside legal team, alongside Jay Sekulow, but a source confirmed to Fox News that his wife and law partner, Victoria Toensing, also would represent the president.
Toensing served as deputy assistant attorney general in the criminal division of the Justice Department under the Reagan administration, and as an assistant U.S. attorney in Detroit. Toensing was chief counsel for then-Sen. Barry Goldwater, who sat as chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
diGenova and Toensing, together, were appointed by the House of Representatives in 1997 as special counsel to investigate the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. The two also were retained to investigate former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer in the Democrat’s political surveillance controversy, also known as Troopergate.
There have been concerns of a potential conflict of interest with diGenova and Toensing representing the president in Mueller’s investigation, after Toensing’s representation of former key …….
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