White House lawyer Ty Cobb, who has represented President Trump during special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, is retiring. He’s expected to be replaced by Emmet T. Flood, who represented President Bill Clinton during his impeachment hearings.
Cobb reportedly informed White House Chief of Staff John Kelly of his retirement plans last week. He will retire at the end of the month.
“It has been an honor to serve the country in this capacity at the White House,” Cobb said. “I wish everybody well moving forward.”
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Cobb had been discussing retirement for “several weeks.”
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