WASHINGTON – Topadvocaat John Dowd last Thursday, resigned. He led a team of lawyers that Donald Trump has to help in the Russia-investigation of special prosecutor Robert Mueller.
“I love the president and wish him the best,” says Dowd in a statement to CNN.
Trump would Dowds advice is increasingly ignored. The decision of the lawyer came three days after Trump lawyer Joseph diGenova to his team added. Trump denies that he Dowds to the output has pushed.
A few days before his departure, said Dowds: the research of Mueller had to stop. He spoke on behalf of the president, after which the nieuwsheadlines immediately for negative publicity resulted. Dowds scribbled back: he spoke on behalf of himself, he asked quickly, but the damage was done.
In the legal team Trump was already the necessary noise created, for example, enable multiple sources to CNN. One of them claims that Dowds’ departure a “joint decision” was made.