Monica Goodling, former Justice Department liaison to the White House, talks to her attorney John Dowd before she testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, May 23, 2007. Dowd resigned recently as one of Trump's personal lawyers.

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John Dowd, Lead Lawyer In Russia Probe, Leaves Trump Legal Team

March 22, 2018 - 12:27 pm

WASHINGTON D.C. (1010/AP) -- President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the Russia investigation has left the legal team.
Attorney John Dowd is confirming his decision in an email to The Associated Press.
Dowd says he "loves the president'' and wishes him well.
Another Trump's lawyer, Jay Sekulow, also is confirming Dowd's departure.
The move comes several days after Trump added a new lawyer to the team -- former U.S. attorney Joseph diGenova.