McCain aide said to evade subpoena for dossier info, served by Russian exec’s lawyers

McCain aide said to evade subpoena for dossier info, served by Russian exec’s lawyers

[Ed. – Somehow, this doesn’t seem surprising.  They can’t evade the subpoenas forever; maybe they’re playing for time.  Even now, it’s still impressive how ridiculous this whole thing is.]

Lawyers for a Russian tech executive suing BuzzFeed for publishing the Steele dossier say that a longtime associate of Arizona Sen. John McCain and two major news outlets are resisting subpoenas seeking their depositions for the case.

In a brief filed in federal court late Wednesday, lawyers for the executive, Aleksej Gubarev, claim that David Kramer, a former State Department official and McCain associate, “has been seemingly avoiding service” of a deposition subpoena for weeks.

And The New York Times and Wall Street Journal are challenging deposition subpoenas they have been served as part of the case.

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