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New York federal prosecutors seek interviews with Trump Organization executives – CNNPolitics

Federal prosecutors in New York have requested interviews in recent weeks with executives at the Trump Organization, according to people familiar with the matter, signaling a growing potential threat to President Donald Trump and those in his orbit from criminal investigations by the Manhattan US Attorney’s office.

Source: New York federal prosecutors seek interviews with Trump Organization executives – CNNPolitics

Republicans: Cohen lawyer says key topics off-limits for congressional hearing – CNNPolitics

Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony next month will exclude any topic that’s “under investigation,” Republicans say they were told by Cohen’s lawyer, which could mean Cohen won’t discuss lying to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow project or the payments made to women during the 2016 campaign for their silence.

Source: Republicans: Cohen lawyer says key topics off-limits for congressional hearing – CNNPolitics

Emin Agalarov cancels US concert tour after not reaching testimony deal with Mueller and Congress – CNNPolitics

Emin Agalarov, the Russian pop star who initiated the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with members of Donald Trump’s campaign, canceled his upcoming US tour after failing to reach a deal with the special counsel’s office and Congress over the contours of his testimony.

Source: Emin Agalarov cancels US concert tour after not reaching testimony deal with Mueller and Congress – CNNPolitics

This is the week the game changed in the Russia investigation – CNNPolitics

Over the last 96 hours, we’ve learned that not only was campaign chairman Paul Manafort sharing polling with a Russian official linked to the country’s intelligence service during the course of the 2016 campaign, but also that special counsel Robert Mueller’s office spoke with Trump pollster Tony Fabrizio.

Source: This is the week the game changed in the Russia investigation – CNNPolitics

A beefed-up White House legal team prepares aggressive defense of Trump’s executive privilege as investigations loom large – The Washington Post

The strategy could lock the administration and Congress in protracted legal standoffs over the special counsel report and House investigations that may ultimately go to the Supreme Court.

Source: A beefed-up White House legal team prepares aggressive defense of Trump’s executive privilege as investigations loom large – The Washington Post