Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said good defense attorneys make concessions about their clients, but "the problem is the president wants everyone to say he was perfect."
The attorney and former Republican, now a staunch critic of the Trump administration, dismissed Pat Cipollone's "garbage" letter to the House.
Preet Bharara, a former U.S. attorney in New York, said the Mueller report preserves evidence for when President Donald Trump loses his immunity after leaving office.
Though special counsel Robert Mueller did not indict the president, federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York are still investigating matters related to him.
Former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York told Time that President Donald Trump has more to worry about from his former office than special counsel Robert Mueller.
"If something were to befall, in a criminal sense, Donald Trump Jr., I don't know what his father is capable of," Preet Bharara, a former U.S. attorney, said.
Critics say President Donald Trump's legal team's stance that he cannot obstruct justice is position a king or dictator would take.
Geoffrey Berman will succeed Preet Bharara, at least temporarily.
The former U.S. attorney said the president would know if his conversations were something to worry about.
If former national security adviser Michael Flynn cooperates in the Robert Mueller probe, he could lead investigators to the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, says the Obama Administration's ethics czar.
The former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York notes that prosecutors accept cooperation only for 'substantial assistance.'
Boente's successor for the Eastern District of Virginia could be asked to fire Mueller if enough Department of Justice people are unavailable.
Senator Dianne Feinstein recommends the 'Judiciary Committee investigate all issues that raise a question of obstruction of justice.'
The former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York declined to take the call without approval from his superiors.
The Obama appointee had served since 2009 as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
In an indictment that reads like an episode of The Americans, the U.S. government accused Moscow of targeting young women for espionage.