Trump lawyer: Mueller’s digging through transition emails that are protected by privilege

Trump lawyer: Mueller’s digging through transition emails that are protected by privilege

[Ed. – If he’s right — and he probably is — this is a serious breach.  Regardless of how he obtained the emails, Mueller should respect the likelihood of privilege applying, and err on the side of caution.]

A lawyer for President Trump’s transition team said that special counsel Robert Mueller obtaining emails related to the transition was inappropriate, both on Mueller’s behalf and the agency that provided them.

Fox News reported Saturday that Kory Langhofer, the counsel to the Trump for America transition team, wrote in a letter to Congress that Mueller “extensively used the materials in question, including portions that are susceptible to claims of privilege.”

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