Washington DC – President Trump’s lawyers were seen entering the Justice Department building on Tuesday amid complaints about the special counsel probe and classified documents case.
The highly anticipated meeting between the Trump legal team and Justice Department officials came after the president had expressed concern about the handling of documents related to the Russia investigation. The meeting was also expected to center on the Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia.
According to sources, the legal team arrived in two black SUVs and entered through a side entrance, avoiding the media. The team included Ty Cobb, Donald F. McGahn II, and Jay Sekulow, who were met by Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein and two other top officials from the Justice Department.
The White House refused to comment on the specifics of the meeting. However, President Trump tweeted earlier this week about the need to investigate the Justice Department for a purported scheme against him and his campaign.
“We have placed a shield around the White House to protect President Trump and his family from this partisan witch hunt,” said Sekulow, one of the president’s top lawyers.
The meeting is expected to continue throughout the day, as the lawyers and the Justice Department officials discuss the future of the Mueller investigation and related documents.