Pence Taps McGuireWoods' Cullen for Russia Probe

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The vice president has turned to veteran litigator and McGuireWoods chairman Richard Cullen, who was once partners with James Comey, amid the special counsel investigation into President Donald Trump campaign ties to Russia.

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  • PJ Moran

    Mr. Comey‘s feeling about being pressured besides being contradicted by the words President Trump spoke ( as Mr. Comey acknowledged ), is also contradicted by Mr. Comey‘s testimony on May 3 when he testified at a different hearing that he had never felt or been pressured to drop an investigation. Mr. Comey did use the phrase, "I could be wrong, but ... " about 9 times. It seemed quite evident that this was something that had been predetermined by someone. I couldn‘t help but wonder if this came out of a reported meeting he had with Mr. Mueller concerning his most recent testimony - assuming the press report of such a meeting was accurate.

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