comScore BREAKING: Joe diGenova Not Joining Trump Legal Team After All

BREAKING: Joe diGenova Not Joining Trump Legal Team After All

So remember last week when Joe diGenova was announced as the newest addition to President Trump‘s legal team on the Mueller probe?

Well, about that.

Former U.S. attorney Joe diGenova and his wife Victoria Toensing were brought onto the President’s legal team, but that was apparently a premature announcement and they are now off it.

Per The New York Times:

“The president is disappointed that conflicts prevent Joe diGenova and Victoria Toensing from joining the president’s special counsel legal team,” Mr. Trump’s personal lawyer, Jay Sekulow, said in a statement on Sunday morning. “However, those conflicts do not prevent them from assisting the president in other legal matters. The president looks forward to working with them”…

The president met with Mr. diGenova and Ms. Toensing, who are married, in recent days to discuss the possibility that they would join his legal team in the Mueller case. According to two people told of details about the meeting, the president did not believe he had personal chemistry with Mr. diGenova and Ms. Toensing.

Those aforementioned conflicts apparently concern other clients Toensing represents, including former Trump legal team spokesman Mark Corallo.

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