Reports: Durham to seek indictment of prominent lawyer with alleged ties to Democrats, Hillary Clinton in Trump-Russia probe


Special Counsel John Durham — the U. S. attorney tasked during the Trump administration with investigating the investigators of the Trump-Russia investigation — is reportedly expected to indict a prominent lawyer with deep ties to the Democratic Party in the coming days.

Durham will take his case to a grand jury against Michael Sussmann, a cybersecurity lawyer who represented the Democratic National Committee amid Russia’s hacking of its servers in 2016, alleging that Sussmann made a false statement to the FBI, multiple outlets confirmed.

“The case against Mr. Sussmann centers on the question of who his client was when he conveyed certain suspicions about Mr. Trump and Russia to the F. B.I. in September 2016,” the New York Times reported. “Among other things, investigators have examined whether Mr. Sussmann was secretly working for the Clinton campaign — which he denies.”

Durham will need to make the indictment by this weekend be… (Read more)