Trump Touts "Made in America" Week

Donald Trump Jr. gives a thumbs up beside his father Donald Trump after presidential debate in Hempstead New York

For weeks, Donald McGahn II, the White House counsel, has been urging Trump to bolster his in-house team with a seasoned lawyer to help deal with an expected flood of document requests from the Justice Department's special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III. In addition, 60% said they believed Russian Federation tried to influence the 2016 presidential race and 41% said they thought Trump campaign aides intentionally helped those efforts, while 44% said they believed Trump benefited from Russia's efforts.

Trump will sign a proclamation designating May 17 "Made in America Day".

However, Jamie Grayclick, a politically-related attorney representing Jared Kouchner, #President Trump's son-in-law, transfers all responsibility for Russia's probe into Abe Lowell, a prominent Washington defense lawyer.

Trump is attempting to shift attention from the escalating investigations into Russian hacking of the 2016 elections with his "Made in America" week situation.

As part of his "Made in America" week, the president posed with products made in all 50 states.

Further, Made in America week has been met with a slew of stories in which journalists have wasted no time reminding the American public that many products carrying the Trump name aren't made here. Ivanka Trump stepped back from day-to-day management of her brand before taking on an official role as a White House adviser. Veselnitskaya has said she is a private lawyer and denies having Kremlin ties.

"We've got to be the ones disclosing this", he told CBS News on Wednesday.

In a declassified report released in January, the intelligence community concluded that Russian Federation helped with the NY billionaire's campaign effort ahead of winning the White House, an allegation dismissed both by Moscow and Trump.

The White House is also considering import tariffs on products manufactured in other countries to give incentives for companies to stay in America. He was previously on Hogan Lovells' executive committee and ran various practices including white-collar criminal litigation, US Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement and congressional investigations and hearings.

The fresh survey indicates that almost half of all Americans (48 percent) see the country's leadership in the world as weaker since Trump was inaugurated in January, compared with 27 percent who say it is stronger.



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