Just when you thought things couldn’t get more obvious surrounding the Russia investigation, *Vice President Mike Pence just lawyered up. And not only that, with lawyers who have deep ties to Russia.
Way to not be obvious, Mike.
According to The Washington Post:
“Vice President Pence has hired outside legal counsel to help with both congressional committee inquiries and the special counsel investigation into possible collusion between President Trump’s campaign and Russia.”
“The vice president’s office said Thursday that Pence has retained Richard Cullen, a Richmond-based lawyer and chairman of McGuireWoods who previously served as a U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia.”
Now, let’s take a gander at McGuireWoods — they currently have an entire webpage on their website dedicated to their Russian clients.
According to the ‘McGuireWoods – Russia and the CIS’ webpage:
“With more than 40 lawyers and consultants in our Russia and CIS group, our International practice has extensive experience in the successor countries of the Former Soviet Union…”
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) June 15, 2017
It’s like, c’mon now! If you don’t want us to think you have ties to Russia, maybe don’t use a law firm with extensive ties to Russia. You’d think that one would be obvious.
For goodness sake!
(*pending investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election)
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