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Watch out, Mueller—Trump just fired the main peacemaker between himself and the Russia probe

Max de Haldevang
Watch out, Mueller—Trump just fired the main peacemaker between himself and the Russia probe

The departure of John Dowd, Donald Trump’s lead lawyer in the Russia probe, seems to confirm a shift that started over the weekend: The US president is going to keep attacking special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Dowd was hired last summer and has backed two…