Judge Rules Trump Lawyer Must Testify In Docs Probe

The New York Times reports:

A federal judge ruled on Friday that prosecutors overseeing the investigation into former President Donald J. Trump’s handling of classified documents can pierce assertions of attorney-client privilege and compel one of his lawyers to answer more questions before a grand jury, two people familiar with the matter said.

In making her ruling, the judge, Beryl A. Howell, found that the government had met the threshold for the so-called crime-fraud exception, which allows prosecutors to work around attorney-client privilege when they have reason to believe that legal advice or legal services have been used in furthering a crime.

Read the full article. In other words, the judge thinks Trump’s lawyer was/is in on the crime.