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NBC: Trump's lawyer has hired his own lawyer

  • Cohen is expected to testify in front of the House Intelligence Committee.

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen has hired his own lawyer, NBC News reports.

Cohen has hired Stephen Ryan, of McDermott, Will & Emery. Trump's lawyer is said to be testifying in front of the House Intelligence Committee on September 5, NBC News reports.

Cohen is not the only Trump associate who has hired counsel.

Michael Caputo, a Trump campaign advisor, retained lawyer Dennis Vacco. The House Intelligence Committee wants to schedule Caputo for a hearing in mid July, and Caputo's lawyer is negotiating whether the hearing would be open. The FBI has reached out to Caputo, and sources say the FBI wants to talk to Caputo before he talks to the committee, NBC reports.

Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign manager, has hired Reginald Brown, chairman of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, NBC reports. Carter Page, a former Trump adviser, has also hired a lawyer.

Sam Nunberg, an aide who briefly worked on the campaign, has not retained a lawyer, NBC reports. He has not been contacted by investigators nor Congress.