As a jury weighs if a lawyer lied to the FBI, Durham’s legacy hangs in the balance

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Special counsel John Durham, the prosecutor appointed to investigate potential government wrongdoing in the early days of the Trump-Russia probe, arrives to the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse, Monday, May 16, 2022, in Washington.

Michael Sussmann faces one charge of lying to the FBI ahead of the 2016 presidential election. It’s the first courtroom test for special counsel John Durham, appointed by the Trump administration.

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