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Trump claims ‘lawyer-client privilege’ and says ex-attorney Jay Goldberg can’t publish tell-all book

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President Donald Trump questioned whether a forthcoming book by a longtime confident can be published during a Friday interview with The Wall Street Journal.

Jay Goldberg worked as an attorney for Trump from 1990-2005 and has a penned a memoir titled The Courtroom Is My Theater that is scheduled to be released in December.

Trump suggested the memoir is sour grapes after he did not offer Goldberg a White House job.

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“I’ve had nothing but victories, so it’s sad that somebody you can’t take to Washington for obvious reasons wants to write a book,” Trump said of his former attorney, who was once appointed acting United States Attorney for the Northwestern District of Indiana by then-Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.

“There’s lawyer-client privilege here. You can’t do that,” the commander-in-chief claimed.

A spokesperson for Goldberg said “the book will definitely not reveal anything that will violate attorney-client privilege.”


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‘Possibly the craziest and scariest thing he has done’: Conservative blasts Trump for DNI Richard Grenell

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Conservative Washington Post columnist Max Boot blasted President Donald Trump's new appointee Richard Grenell to take over as acting director of national intelligence.

Previously, Trump was furious at his acting DNI when he learned that Democrats were given an intelligence briefing. The source speaking to the Post said that Trump gave Maguire a “dressing down” that left the former acting DNI “despondent.”

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FBI investigating Erik Prince for arms trafficking after attempt to modify crop dusters into attack aircraft: report

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly investigating prominent Donald Trump supporter Erik Prince for violating arms trafficking laws.

"Prince, an heir to a billion-dollar fortune who is widely viewed as a shadow adviser to the president, is under federal investigation for his 2015 attempt to modify two American-made crop-dusting planes into attack aircraft — a violation of arms trafficking regulations," The Intercept reported Thursday, citing "two people familiar with the investigation."

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‘This is not how words work’: Trump trashed after ranting that Roger Stone will be ‘exonerated’

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President Donald Trump went off on a strange rant after the sentence was handed down in the Roger Stone case.

Trump was supposed to be speaking about his new system of pardons which would pass down recommendations, but instead, he wanted to talk about those he felt should be prosecuted instead of Stone.

"But it happened to Roger Stone, and it happened to Gen. Flynn. and it happened to -- I won't name names," Trump continued during his Hope for Prisoners commencement address. "I know Roger but a lot of people know Roger. Everybody sort of knows Roger. And what happened to him is unbelievable. They say he lied. But other people lied, too. Just to mention [James] Comey lied. [Andrew] McCabe lied. Lisa Page lied. Her lover Strzok, Peter Strzok, lied. You don't know who these people are? Trust me. They all lied."

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