Posted by on September 16, 2021 10:01 pm
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John Durham Grand Jury Indicts Lawyer Whose Firm Represented Democrats in 2016

Special prosecutor John Durham charged Washington-based lawyer Michael Sussmann, a lawyer who represented former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee, with lying to the FBI during the 2016 campaign. Sussmann works for the high-powered law firm Perkins Coie—which has long done legal work for the Democratic Party and other top Democrats, including filing election-related lawsuits. The lawyer was indicted (pdf) on a single felony count of making a false statement during a meeting with FBI General Counsel James Baker in September 2016. Prosecutors alleged that Sussmann lied by denying he represented any client when he told the federal law enforcement agency about evidence that allegedly linked then-candidate Donald Trump’s Trump Tower to a bank in Russia. Sussmann met with Baker to hand over papers and data files containing evidence of the alleged link between the Trump Organization and the Russian bank, which was not disclosed. Unconfirmed media reports …

Originally appeared on The Epoch Times

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