Key Trump attorney says he’s departing legal team as Mar-a-Lago probe intensifies

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The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) – A key lawyer for former President Donald Trump says he’s leaving the legal team, a move that comes as a special counsel investigation into the retention of classified documents shows signs of being in its final stages.

Timothy Parlatore told The Associated Press that his departure had nothing to do with Trump and was not a reflection on his view of the Justice Department’s investigation, which he has long called misguided and overly aggressive, or on the strength of the government’s evidence.

He said he believed he had served Trump well. CNN first reported the development.

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5/17/2023 2:39:45 PM (GMT -5:00)

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