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White House lawyer Emmet Flood to leave post, Trump announces

White House lawyer Emmet Flood to leave post, Trump announces

Emmet Flood leaves WH

The White House’s lead lawyer during the Mueller investigation is to leave his post, President Donald Trump announced Saturday.

“Emmet Flood, who came to the White House to help me with the Mueller  Report, will be leaving service on June 14th. He has done an  outstanding job – NO COLLUSION – NO OBSTRUCTION! Case Closed! Emmet is  my friend, and I thank him for the GREAT JOB he has done,” Trump tweeted.

Following Mueller’s public statement earlier this week, there was a  feeling by Trump and his aides that the Justice Department investigation  into whether the Trump campaign worked with Russia to interfere in the  2016 election was officially over, according to several people close to  the White House. The investigation, they feel, has now moved to Capitol  Hill.

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