US President Donald Trump has appointed a lawyer to his legal team who has been critical of Special Counsel Robert Mueller suggesting that the FBI is seeking to “frame” Trump with an imaginary crime.
“Former US Attorney for the District of Columbia Joe diGenova will be joining our legal team later this week,” Jay Sekulow, a counsel to the president, said in a statement on Monday. “I have worked with Joe for many years and have full confidence that he will be a great asset in our representation of the president.”
DiGenova pushed a theory earlier this year on Fox News that the entire special counsel probe is a farce, because it stems from “a brazen plot” by the FBI “to illegally exonerate Hillary Clinton and, if she didn’t win the election, to then frame Donald Trump with a falsely created crime.”
According to DiGenova, the FBI wanted to frame him because “they didn’t like Donald Trump, they didn’t think that he was fit to be president, and…