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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Après Cobb, Le Déluge

-Written by Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey) Today in 5 Lines Ty Cobb, the White House lawyer in charge of dealing with the Russia investigation, will retire at the end of the month and be replaced by Emmet Flood. Bloomberg reports that President Trump’s current team of lawyers lacks the security clearances necessary to view sensitive materials […]

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The Atlantic Daily: May 2, 2018

What We’re Following Legal Developments: Ty Cobb, the head of the legal team representing the White House in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, is retiring. He’ll be replaced by the lawyer Emmet Flood, whose résumé includes significant work on disputes related to executive power in the George W. Bush administration. That—along with President Trump’s […]

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