JUST IN: Trump’s Lead Attorney Busted Leaving Classified DOJ Meeting (DETAILS)

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Donald Trump has been trying to thump a “spygate” label down on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s attack on the 2016 presidential election and any conspiracy between Russia and the Trump campaign. Instead, House ranking member of the Intelligence Committee, Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), reframed the label into “liegate.” As it turned out, he was way more accurate than he imagined.

Trump tried to force the Department of Justice (DOJ) to rip open its investigation, out a long-time FBI informant, and show highly classified information to a couple of the president’s handmaidens. Those were Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Trey Gowdy (R-SC) – from their lips to our commander-in-chief’s ears.

The Democrats and many Republicans were furious about the inappropriateness of the request. They were  even further outraged that Trump only wanted these two Republicans present, and demanded a meeting with the Gang of Eight.

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The “gang” consists of House and Senate leadership and top members of the Intelligence committees from both parties. The president decided to have a second meeting for them this summer.

Congress stood up to him, and suddenly that second meeting was two hours after the Nunes-Gowdy meeting. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he could not attend the second meeting because he had a conflict, and instead attend the first meeting.

Democrats demanded that a party leader should be in attendance. Then, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi gave her place to Schiff.

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It seems, 45’s chief of staff John Kelly arranged the meetings and showed up. Then, Donald Trump’s attorney for the Russia investigation, Emmett Flood, walked in like he owned the place.

White House correspondent for CNN, Kaitlan Collins was stunned to see the attorney who replaced the head of Trump’s legal team, Ty Cobb, leaving along with “Nunes, Gowdy, Ryan, and Kelly.” She tweeted:

‘Wow — LauraAJarrett saw Emmett Flood leaving the Department of Justice alongside Nunes, Gowdy, Ryan and Kelly. Flood replaced Ty Cobb on Trump’s legal team earlier this year.’

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Twitter world could not wait to respond. Check out some of our favorite tweets below:

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