Trump Taps Washington Lawyer To Become White House Special Counsel Amid Russia Probes

People gather outside the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, to protest President Donald Trump.

Veteran attorney Ty Cobb is leaving private practice to join the president’s staff at the White House and help the administration coordinate its response to the investigations into election meddling.

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